Max Hastings is the author of twenty-six books, most about conflict, and between 1986 and 2002 served as editor-in-chief of the Daily Telegraph, then editor of the Evening Standard. He has won many prizes both for journalism and his books, of which the most recent are All Hell Let Loose, Catastrophe and The Secret War, best-sellers translated around the world. He is a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, an Honorary Fellow of King’s College, London and was knighted in 2002. He has two grown-up children, Charlotte and Harry, and lives with his wife Penny in West Berkshire, where they garden enthusiastically.

Books by Sir Max Hastings

Chastise
Chastise
Chastise
Vietnam
Vietnam
Vietnam
Finest Years
Nemesis: The Battle for Japan, 1944–45
The General: The Classic WWI Tale of Leadership
The Secret War
The Secret War
The Secret War
Catastrophe
All Hell Let Loose
Catastrophe: Europe Goes to War 1914
Did You Really Shoot the Television?