David Gilmour

David Gilmour
Copyright Laura Gilmour

Sir David Gilmour is one of Britain's most admired and accomplished historical writers and biographers. His previous books include The Last Leopard, The Long Recessional (FSG, 2002), and, most recently, The Ruling Caste (FSG, 2006).


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The Pursuit of Italy

David Gilmour
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

A provocative, entertaining account of Italy’s diverse riches, its hopes and dreams, its past and present Did Garibaldi do Italy a disservice when he helped...


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The Ruling Caste

David Gilmour
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

“[A] lavishly enjoyable book.” —Tunku Varadarajan, The Wall Street Journal Between 1837 and 1901, fewer than one thousand Britons at any one time managed...


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Curzon

David Gilmour
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

"Elegant biography . . . a fast-moving, entertaining, and finely written story." --Simon Schama, The New Yorker George Nathaniel Curzon's controversial...


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The Long Recessional

David Gilmour
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

“Readable and reliable . . . [Gilmour’s] assessment of the political background of Kipling’s writings is exemplary.” —Earl L....


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