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Neal Ascherson

Author of Black Sea

Includes the names: Neal Asherson, Neal Ascherson, INTRO BY NEAL ASCHERSON

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The Periodic Table (Introduction, some editions) 3,321 copies, 59 reviews
The Other (Introduction, some editions) 222 copies, 5 reviews
Granta 61: The Sea (Contributor) 130 copies
Granta 30: New Europe (Contributor) 125 copies, 1 review
Memoirs of an Italian Terrorist (Foreword) 23 copies, 1 review
Nine Lives (Foreword, some editions) 17 copies
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He was born in Edinburgh and educated at Eton and King's College, Cambridge, where he read history and graduated with a triple starred first.[1] He was described by the historian Eric Hobsbawm as "perhaps the most brilliant student I ever had. I didn't really teach him much, I just let him get on with it."[1]
Neal Ascherson is married to fellow journalist Isabel Hilton. They currently live in London with their two children, Iona and Alexander.
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