Graham Stewart

Graham Stewart is the author of the internationally acclaimed Burying Caesar: Churchill, Chamberlain and the Battle for the Tory Party. He was educated at St Andrews and Cambridge universities and is a senior research fellow of the Humanities Research Institute at Buckingham University. His other books include Friendship and Betrayal, The Murdoch Years volume of the official history of The Times and Britannia: 100 Documents that Shaped a Nation.



Graham Stewart has done a terrific job. His book brings the decade vividly to life and convincingly places it in perspective... Stewart is a gifted writer. He possesses a novelist's ability to engage the reader's interest... ExcellentToby Young
Mail on Sunday

Superb... Throughout this carefully researched history, Stewart conjures the urban decay and collapsed industries of early-80s Britain. Rarely has history seemed so close to us, yet so farIan Thomson

A thorough, well-marshalled overview of the politics of the 1980sDominic Sandbrook
Sunday Times

An entertaining and insightful summary of interesting times
The Times

Sensationally good... Stewart is clever, stylish, learned and occasionally funny... Absorbing history

Lively, incisive and valiantly thorough. Stewart is particularly good on Thatcher's strengths and weaknesses

Stewart has written an accomplished, politically minded history of a decade in which Britain was painfully reborn
Daily Telegraph