Sir Max Hastings is the author of twenty-five books, many of them about war. He was educated at Charterhouse and University College, Oxford, which he quit after a year to become a journalist.
Ben Macintyre is a columnist and Associate Editor on The Times. He has worked as the newspaper’s correspondent in New York, Paris and Washington. He is the author of nine previous books including Agent Zigzag, shortlisted for the Costa Biography Award and the Galaxy British Book Award for Biography of the Year 2008, and the no. 1 bestsellers A Spy Among Friends, Operation Mincemeat and.With Vietnam: An Epic Tragedy, 1945-1975, British military historian Max Hastings offers a literary analogue to PBS’ series; in his introduction he acknowledges a debt to Burns and Novick.But while equally stellar, Hastings’ book skews differently, an outsider’s detailed, under-the-hood investigation into the United States’ unwinnable war; China and the Soviet Union’s chicanery; and.One publisher, Anthony Blond, once described him as “possibly the most brilliantly belligerent agent in London”, while Max Hastings, a friend and client for 40 years, said that he was “good at.
MAX HASTINGS: Putin is a gangster. Four authors quit JK Rowling's literary agency after accusing it of failing to issue statement in support of 'transgender rights' amid 'transphobia' row.
Pre-eminent military historian Max Hastings presents Winston Churchill as he has never been seen before. Did you really shoot the television?: a family fable By Hastings, Max. Book. English. Published London: HarperPress, 2010. The son of high-flying journalists Anne Scott-James and Macdonald Hastings, Max Hastings has a great literary heritage.
Taking a break with Catastrophe: 1914. (2013), veteran military historian Hastings returns to World War II with the usual entirely satisfying results. There are plenty of excellent accounts of the war’s espionage, codebreaking, and secret operations. Hastings mentions authors, including Stephen Budiansky and David Kahn, and warns that he will cover the same ground, adding that many popular.
Max Hastings Within days of the D-Day landings, the Das Reich 2nd SS Panzer Division marched north through France to reinforce the front-line defenders of Hitler’s Fortress Europe. Veterans of the bloodiest fighting of the Russian Front, 15,000 men with their tanks and artillery, they were hounded for every mile of their march by saboteurs of the Resistance and agents of the Allied Special.
Max Hastings has spent the past three years interviewing scores of participants on both sides, as well as researching a multitude of American and Vietnamese documents and memoirs, to create an epic narrative of an epic struggle.
Born in 1913, she was the daughter of Rolfe Scott-James, a literary editor who, though he counted Hardy, Galsworthy and Yeats among his friends, was a bore and a pedant.
PFD, which represents both literary estates such as that of JB Priestley and living authors and TV performers ranging from Sir Max Hastings and Simon Schama to Monty Don, has been suffering.
Max Hastings: Nation at War - Town And Country by Anthony Barnett and Roger Scruton.
Max Hastings is the author of 27 books, most about conflict, and between 1986 and 2002 served as editor-in-chief of the Daily Telegraph, then as editor of the Evening Standard. He has won many prizes both for journalism and his books, of which the most recent are The Sunday Times bestseller Vietnam, The Secret War, Catastrophe and Nemesis.
After another stint in New York, but this time as a correspondent for The Times, in 1997, Quentin Letts returned to the U.K. and was given his first taste of sketch-writing at the Daily Telegraph by the then editor, Max Hastings.
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A couple years back, I discovered that the best-selling British journalist-turned-amateur-historian Max Hastings had lifted some of my published work for (his) fun and profit.
Armageddon: The Battle for Germany 1944-45 by Sir Max Hastings One of the greatest military feats during the Second World War was the transformation of the German force's activities in the weeks following the battles in Holland and the German border, where the Allies had finally inflicted the greatest catastrophes of modern war on them.