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Events

Max will be talking about OPERATION BITING at the following events: Tuesday 21st May 7pm, Intelligence Squared Tuesday 28th May, 7.30pm, Topping, Bath                                            Friday 31st May, 2.30pm, Hay Festival Wednesday 19th June, 7.30pm, Topping, Edinburgh Thursday 20th June, 7.30pm, Topping, St Andrews Monday 24th June, 7.30pm, Chorleywood Bookshop Friday… Read More
Abyss

Rave Reviews for Abyss

‘Grabs from the get-go … the moments in which the world teetered on the brink of total annihilation … come alive as they would if this were the very best fiction … Hastings is a writer in the permanent prime of his time … ABYSS is up there with… Read More

The Kremlin always falls prey to pride and paranoia

       During the 1962 Missile Crisis, on the evening of 23 October a curious episode took place in Moscow.  A few hours after President Kennedy announced the discovery of nuclear weapons in Cuba, the Soviet leader or vozhd Nikita Khrushchev determined to show the world that he was unafraid.  He… Read More

RAVE REVIEWS FOR SOLDIERS

‘These accounts show the reality of military life ... A pointillist portrait of enthralling sensitivity ... stories tumble from the pages of this book like gems from a pirate’s chest ... The anecdotes about female soldiers in this book are fascinating’Gerard DeGroot, The Times Read More

CHERISHING THE WARRIOR SPIRIT CAN SEEM LIKE A LOSING BATTLE

First published in The Times on Saturday, 13 November 2021.Tomorrow the Queen will forsake her enforced rest to attend the annual Service of Remembrance at the Cenotaph [this was published before her last-minute withdrawal].  It is an occasion that she views with a special sense of duty, because of her… Read More