John Charmley

Professor of Modern History at The University of East Anglia and Head of its History School, John’s Churchill, the End of Glory caused a furor when published by Hodder in 1993. He has published many books on British 20th century politics including biographies of ¬†Duff Cooper and Lord Lloyd, Chamberlain and the Lost Peace and Splendid Isolation Britain and the Balance of Power 1874-1914. Viking UK published The Princess and the Politicians, the life of Princess Lieven, the notorious Russian ambassadress to London 1812-32, whose lovers included Metternich and the Duke of Wellington and whose extraordinary correspondence throws fascinating light on the diplomatic intrigues of the day.

Books by John Charmley