A World on Fire: An Epic History of Two Nations Divided

Author(s): Amanda Foreman

World History


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Amanda Foreman's magnificent book provides a completely fresh perspective on the first great modern conflict. Weaving together a vast panoply of people and events, it dramatically brings alive this extraordinary period on British and American history - Antony Beevor Ambitiously conceived, impressively researched and gracefully written, Amanda Foreman has crafted a narrative rich in detail, anecdote, insight and personalities. It puts a human face - many human faces - on a brutal conflict remorselessly descending into an inhuman total war - Brian Jenkins

Amanda Foreman is the author of the international bestseller Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire (1999) which has been translated into thirteen languages and won the Whitbread Prize for Biography. She is currently a research fellow at Queen Mary, University of London. She is married with five children.

General Fields

  • : 9780141040585
  • : Penguin Books Ltd
  • : Penguin Books Ltd
  • : May 2011
  • : 198mm X 129mm X 45mm
  • : August 2011
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Illustrations, maps
  • : 1040
  • : 973.70892
  • : 1
  • : Paperback
  • : Amanda Foreman