Earl Mountbatten of Burma is one of the major British historical figures of the twentieth century. With a career which included Supreme Commander of Allied Forces in South East Asia, the last Viceroy and first Governor General of India, and as a member of the royal family and mentor of Prince Philip and Prince Charles his power and influence touched the history of the United Kingdom at many points. His wife Edwina was the richest heiress in the world, and this is the first joint biography providing a dual portrait of two of the most glamorous figures of their time.
Saturday 16 November, Dickie and Edwina: the Lives and Loves of the Mountbattens
Andrew Lownie has run his own literary agency since 1988 and according to Publishers’ Marketplace has been the top selling literary agent in the world. He has written acclaimed biographies of the writer John Buchan and the spy Guy Burgess and is the founder and now President of the Biographers Club.