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Book of the Year

Vietnam has been chosen by a number of newspapers, historians and reviewers as their book of the year. Read More
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Rave reviews for Vietnam

'Magnificent and moving ... Although Hastings deals with the high politics brilliantly, it is his account of the war on the ground that lifts this book above its competitors Read More
Max Hastings in Vietnam

Adventures in Vietnam

Max Hastings was 24 and had never been to war. All that changed when he flew into battle-scarred Vietnam and witnessed the horror – and hedonism – of a war zone. Almost 50 years on, he’s written a book about the most controversial conflict of the 20th century and returns to the country to talk to survivors. Read More
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Max Hastings

Max Hastings

Sir Max Hastings is an author, journalist and broadcaster whose work has appeared in every British national newspaper.  He now reviews regularly for the Sunday Times and New York Review of Books.  He has published twenty-six books, among the most recent of which are THE SECRET WAR: Spies, Codes and Guerrillas 1939-45 (2015); CATASTROPHE: Europe Goes to War 1914 (2013); ALL HELL LET LOOSE (2011); DID YOU REALLY SHOOT THE TELEVISION ?: A Family Fable (2010); FINEST YEARS: Churchill As Warlord 1940-45 (2009);  and ARMAGEDDON: The Battle for Germany 1944-45 (2004).

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