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Simon Jonathan Sebag Montefiore was born on June 27, 1965 in London. He is a British historian, award winning author of history books and novels and television presenter. He was educated at Ludgrove School and Harrow School. He read history at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge where he received his Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD). He won an Exhibition to Caius College. He went on to work as a banker, a foreign affairs journalist, and a war correspondent. Montefiore's first book Catherine the Great & Potemkin. Stalin: The Court of the Red Tsar won History Book of the Year at the 2004 British Book Awards. Young Stalin won the LA Times Book Prize for Best Biography, the Costa Book Award, the Bruno Kreisky Award for Political Literature, and Le Grand Prix de la Biographie Politique. Jerusalem: The Biography was a global bestseller and won The Book of the Year Prize from the Jewish Book Council. His latest history is The Romanovs: 1613-1918. He is also the author of the acclaimed novels Sashenka and One Night in Winter. One Night in Winter won the Political Novel of the Year Prize. (Bowker Author Biography)
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Stalin: The Court of the Red Tsar 1,952 copies, 41 reviews
Jerusalem: The Biography 1,833 copies, 40 reviews
The Romanovs: 1613-1918 1,159 copies, 16 reviews
Young Stalin 1,056 copies, 20 reviews
Speeches that Changed the World 935 copies, 7 reviews
Sashenka 542 copies, 20 reviews
Catherine the Great and Potemkin 365 copies, 8 reviews
One Night in Winter 347 copies, 18 reviews
Monsters 143 copies, 1 review
Titans of History 117 copies, 2 reviews
Red Sky at Noon 96 copies, 1 review
The Royal Rabbits of London 96 copies, 7 reviews
101 World Heroes 78 copies, 1 review
My Affair with Stalin 23 copies, 2 reviews
Stalin 1939-1953 15 copies, 1 review
King's Parade 9 copies
Declinio, 1826-1918 6 copies, 1 review
Monstri 1 copy
Jerusalém 1 copy
Sachenka 1 copy
Mostrat 1 copy
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Simon Sebag Montefiore was born in London. His brother Hugh Sebag-Montefiore is also a writer. Simon was educated at Harrow School and read history at Gonville and Caius College, University of Cambridge, where he received his doctoral degree in philosophy. He has worked as a banker, a foreign affairs journalist, and a war correspondent covering the fall of the Soviet Union. His debut novel, King's Parade, was published in 1991.
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