Gilmour, David Curzon

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Curzon

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This work provides a biography of George Nathaniel Curzon, Viceroy of India under Queen Victoria and Foreign Secretary under George V. Emphasis is placed on Curzon's personal relationships, the long vendettas, the turbulent friendships and the passionate love affairs that filled his life.

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"An impeccably researched and written biography" (THE SUNDAY TELEGRAPH 20030413)

"A biography as definitive as such a work can ever be . . . a splendid book" (Evening Standard 20030413)

"Magnificent" (Oxford Times 20030620)

"One of the best biographies of our time . . . a book of outstanding excellence" (New Statesman 20030620)

About the Author:

David Gilmour's books include the award-winning biographies, The Last Leopard: a Life of Giuseppe di Lampedusa and The Long Recessional: The Imperial Life of Rudyard Kipling. He is also the author of Cities of Spain and several works on the politics of Spain and the Middle East. A Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and a former Fellow of St Antony's College, Oxford, he is a contributor to The Spectator, the Financial Times and the New York Review of Books.

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