7 Apr 2019

Sir Antony Beevor: acclaimed historian coming to Auckland Writers Festival

From Sunday Morning, 10:04 am on 7 April 2019
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Sir Antony Beevor

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British pre-eminent military historian Sir Antony Beevor's books include the international bestsellers and prize-winners Stalingrad, Berlin and D-Day. He was educated at Winchester and Sandhurst where he studied military history. Since then he's gone on serve in the 11th Hussars as well as write four novels and twelve non-fiction books. Published in more than thirty languages, and the recipient of numerous honours and awards, Sir Antony Beevor's 13 histories of 20th century conflicts include Crete - The Battle and the Resistance, Stalingrad, The Battle for Spain and, most recently, Arnhem. He speaks to Jim about what he's learnt about conflict and wars as well as his predictions for the future. Sir Antony will be in Auckland for the Writers Festival in May. You can find the details of his sessions and discussions here.