Sir Alistair Horne CBE was educated at Le Rosey, Switzerland, and Jesus College, Cambridge. He ended his war service with the rank of Captain in the Coldstream Guards attached to MI5 in the Middle East. From 1952 to 1955 he worked as a foreign correspondent for the Daily Telegraph. In 1969 he founded the Alistair Horne research fellowship in modern history at St Antony’s, Oxford. His numerous books on history and politics have been translated into over ten languages, and he was awarded the Hawthornden Prize (for THE PRICE OF GLORY) and the Wolfson Prize (for A SAVAGE WAR OF PEACE). In 1992 he was awarded the CBE; in 1993 he received the French Légion d’honneur for his work on French history and a Litt.D. from Cambridge University. He was knighted in 2003 for services to Franco-British relations.
Alistair is currently working on BATTLES WHICH CHANGED THE WORLD for Weidenfeld and Random House.
RETURN TO POWER: A REPORT ON THE NEW GERMANY
PUBLICATION DATE: 1956
THE LAND IS BRIGHT: A PORTRAIT OF AMERICA
PUBLICATION DATE: 1958
THE FALL OF PARIS: THE SIEGE AND THE COMMUNE 1870-71
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PUBLICATION DATE: July 2007
A BUNDLE FROM BRITAIN
PUBLICATION DATE: July 1994
DEATH OF A GENERATION: NEUVE CHAPELLE TO VERDUN AND THE SOMME
PUBLICATION DATE: September 1971