[BOOKS] ✪ Curzon Author David Gilmour – Writerscompany.co.uk

Curzon Elegant Biography A Fast Moving, Entertaining, And Finely Written Story Simon Schama,The New YorkerGeorge Nathaniel Curzon S Controversial Life In Public Service Stretched From The High Noon Of His Country S Empire To The Traumatized Years Following World War I As Viceroy Of India Under Queen Victoria And Foreign Secretary Under King George V, The Obsessive Lord Curzon Left His Unmistakable Mark On The Era David Gilmour S Award Winning Book Is A Brilliant Assessment Of Curzon S Character And Achievements, Offering A Richly Dramatic Account Of The Infamous Long Vendettas, The Turbulent Friendships, And The Passionate, Risky Love Affairs That Complicated And Enriched His Life.Born Into The Ruling Class Of What Was Then The World S Greatest Power, Curzon Was A Fervent Believer In British Imperialism Who Spent His Life Proving He Was Fit For The Task Often Seen As Arrogant And Tempestuous, He Was Loathed As Much As He Was Adored, His Work Disparaged As Much As It Was Admired In Gilmour S Well Rounded Appraisal, Curzon Is Seen As A Complex, Tragic Figure, A Gifted Leader Who Saw His Imperial World Overshadowed At The Dawn Of Democracy.


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10 thoughts on “Curzon

  1. says:

    David Gilmour s Curzon Imperial Statesman is a superbly detailed biography of a great and complex leader It is also a survey maybe two or three of Great Britain, the Middle East, notably Persia, and colonial India Moreover, it is the history of an era and the history of Great Britain s role during that time Finally, it is a


  2. says:

    Curzon is one of those typically British biographies of dead political figures Such biographies tend to go into great detail not just about the protagonist, but about long forgotten political issues fought among long forgotten men If you are interested in the protagonist, or the period, this can be excellent, as long as the writing i


  3. says:

    Like the many monuments he helped restore across the provinces of India, the figure of George Curzon 1859 1925 stands upon the pages of history striking, evocative, and somewhat the worse for wear Known as one of the most talented conservative British statesmen of his era Viceroy of India, Foreign Secretary, and Leader of the House of Lords t


  4. says:

    My name is George Nathaniel Curzon,I am a most superior person,My cheek is pink, my hair is sleek,I dine at Blenheim once a week.George Curzon was not a man who harboured doubts about his abilities He was a hugely able and talented man, but suffered from the imperial outlook common to many men of his background and time He saw Britain s status and fut


  5. says:

    Gilmour has a difficult task Curzon was a paragon of the empire man of the 19th century British world It meant that he felt compelled to a life of state service, and while in India conscientiously did things that were for the 19th century progressively minded, married to and supported by an American heiress and father of daughters who were social stars one of


  6. says:

    Books rarely are ground breaking or reputation making or breaking, this one is.With so much original research and first hand accounts, David Gilmour, who is a fantastic writer and researcher, has saved from impeding obscurity the reputation of the man who was India s greatest Viceroy, the creator and overseer of the Delhi Durbar and the Remembrance Day Service as we kn


  7. says:

    First, let me begin by saying that this is a well written and thorough biography of a crucial British political figure in the early 20th century That said Curzon was famous as a hard nosed, stubborn and brutal Viceroy of India for the British Empire He rarely got along with people, except for the numerous women he seduced and discarded, and ended up being politically neutralize


  8. says:

    interesting read.


  9. says:

    I liked George Curzon and he didn t have it easy despite being born with a silver spoon in his mouth and expectations of greatness He was the victim of an appalling conspiracy by colleagues and friends in high office and he left his India position without the acclaim that was due to him I read this book slowly as I was reluctant to let him go as I liked him so much He stood head and shoulders ov


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