All articles by: Edward Pearce

Books: Umissable guide to perfidy

Published: October 4, 2017
Written by Edward Pearce

Blowback: How The West F*cked Up The Middle East (and why it was a bad idea) by Michael Luders Old Street Press £9.99 First of all, how very good a …

Books: From well-wisher to anti-semite

Published: March 27, 2017
Written by Edward Pearce

Luther’s Jews: A Journey Into Anti-Semitism by Thomas Kaufmann OUP £18.99 Moralising about other ages ‘and the inferior morality of peoples’ is a reliable pleasure when writing history. ‘Lloyd George …

Books: Tales from a biographer

Published: December 3, 2016
Written by Edward Pearce

This Long Pursuit by Richard Holmes William Collins £25 Literary criticism is a variable thing. Its officers can be as austere and prescriptive as the imperious Leavises who, in the …

Hearts of Oak

Published: January 31, 2014
Written by Edward Pearce

Fortress Britain: All the Invasions and Incursions Since 1066 by Ian Hernon The History Press, £14.99