Sir Martin Gilbert (1936-2015) was a leading British historian and the author of more than eighty books. Specializing in 20th century history, he was the official biographer of Winston Churchill and wrote a best-selling eight-volume biography of the war leader’s life.
Starting in 1948 and ending in 1967 with the miraculous victory of the Six-Day War, Herman Wouk's THE HOPE witnesses Israel’s struggle for existence through the eyes of three Israelis and an American woman. The first in a two part saga, "The Hope" is yet another masterpiece penned by one of the greatest historian novelists. Available here today as an #eBook: http://bit.ly/1xVI22q
Spy on the blue plaques at homes of legendary authors at the Garden Squares of Bloomsbury. The British Library has the original manuscripts of Jane Eyre, Alice’s Adventures Under Ground, & more. Don't forget a selfie at the Oscar Wilde monument at Adelaide Street. #BookishDestination