Mark Bostridge: The Fateful Year: England in 1914

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Nov 12, 2014
from 06:00 PM to 07:00 PM


Peter Williams Lecture Theatre

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Mark Bostridge discusses his latest work, The Fateful Year: England 1914.

Mark Bostridge won the Gladstone Memorial Prize at Oxford University. His books include Vera Brittain: A Life (shortlisted for the Whitbread Biography Prize)  the NCR Non-Fiction Award, and the Fawcett Prize) and Florence Nightingale: The Woman and her Legend which was awarded the Elizabeth Longford Prize for Historical Biography, and named as a Wall Street Journal Best Book of 2008. He is currently consultant on the forthcoming feature film of Vera Brittain’s Vera: Testament of Youth

"An absorbing kaleidoscope of events and episodes... There’s no doubting this book’s eye for a good story, or the skill in telling it” Anthony Quinn, Guardian on The Fateful Year: England 1914
A wonderfully atmospheric narrative for those who are interested in the period but want more than just trenches and treaties” Rachel Cooke, Observer on The Fateful Year.


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