Biography

Simon Sebag Montefiore

Simon Sebag Montefiore is a British writer, born in 1965. His acclaimed books are world bestsellers, now published in over 35 languages. Catherine the Great & Potemkin was shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson, Duff Cooper, and Marsh Biography Prizes. Stalin: The Court of the Red Tsar won the History Book of the Year Prize at the 2004 British Book Awards. Young Stalin won LA Times Book Prize for Biography (USA), the Costa Biography Award (UK), the Kreisky Prize for Political Literature (Austria) and Le Grand Prix de la Biographie Politique (France). Miramax is currently developing a movie of Young Stalin. A Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, he lives in London. 

Simon Sebag Montefiore

Books by Simon Sebag Montefiore

by Simon Sebag Montefiore - Ficton , Historical Fiction, Historical Mystery, Mystery, Suspense

As Moscow celebrates the motherland's glorious victory over the Nazis, shots ring out on the crowded streets. On a nearby bridge, a teenage boy and girl --- dressed in traditional nineteenth-century costumes --- lie dead. But this is no ordinary tragedy, because these are no ordinary teenagers. As the son and daughter of high-ranking Soviet officials, they attend the most elite school in Moscow. Was it an accident, or murder? Is it a conspiracy against Stalin, or one of his own terrifying intrigues?

by Simon Sebag Montefiore - History, Nonfiction

Simon Sebag Montefiore has written an intimate and unprecedented history of Jerusalem, recounted through the lives of the men and women who created, destroyed, conquered, wrote about and believed in the Holy City through the millennia.