Celebrating outstanding history
Awarded by the Wolfson Foundation annually for over forty years, the Wolfson History Prize is the UK’s most prestigious history prize. It recognises and celebrates books which combine excellence in research with readability.
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'Sturgis manages to provide an absorbing all-round picture of this extraordinary, complicated man... Here is the panorama of an extraordinary explosion of creativity, then the terrible fall and all that came after' - Diarmaid MacCulloch ...