At a glance:
- Author: Alistair Horne
- First Published: 1989
- Type of Work: Biography
- Time of Work: 1957-1986
- Setting: London, Great Britain
- Genres: Nonfiction, Biography
- Subjects: United States or Americans, Colonialism, Conservatism, Politicians, Publishing or publishers, Egypt or Egyptians, Great Britain, Economic policy, Prime ministers
- Locales: Europe, London, England, United Kingdom
This is a second volume of Alistair Horne’s two-volume official biography of Harold Macmillan. It begins with Macmillan’s appointment as prime minister of Great Britain in January, 1957, and appropriately concentrates on this period in his life; eighteen of the twenty chapters are devoted to the years from 1957 to 1963, during which he served as prime minister. The author has made extensive use of Macmillan’s diaries and other unpublished papers, as well as of numerous interviews with his subject, and this material enables him to present a much more comprehensive portrait...
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