Christopher Hibbert

Christopher Hibbert was described in the New Statesman as ‘a pearl of biographers’, in the Sunday Times as ‘a gloriously versatile writer’, and in the TES as ‘perhaps the most gifted popular historian we have’. His many highly acclaimed books include lives of Mussolini, Samuel Johnson, Wellington, Nelson, Queen Victoria and Napoleon; biographies of cities such as London (The Encyclopaedia of London), Rome, (The Encyclopaedia of Rome), Venice and Florence; histories of the Cavaliers and Roundheads and The Great Mutiny, and a social history of the English.

Books by Christopher Hibbert

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