Definitive, concise, and very interesting... From William Shakespeare to Winston Churchill, the Very Interesting People series provides authoritative bite-sized biographies of Britain's most fascinating historical figures - people whose influence and importance have stood the test of time. Each book in the series is based upon the biographical entry from the world-famous Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. The Very Interesting People series includes the following titles:1.William Shakespeare by Peter Holland2.
George Eliot by Rosemary Ashton3. Charles Dickens by Michael Slater4. Charles Darwin by Adrian Desmond, James Moore, and Janet Browne5.
Isaac Newton by Richard S.Westfall6. Elizabeth I by Patrick Collinson7. George III by John Cannon8. Benjamin Disraeli by Jonathan Parry9. Christopher Wren by Kerry Downes10. John Ruskin by Robert Hewison11. James Joyce by Bruce Stewart12. John Milton by Gordon Campbell13. Jane Austen by Marilyn Butler14. Henry VIII by Eric Ives15. Queen Victoria by K. D. Reynolds and H. C. G. Matthew16. Winston Churchill by Paul Addison17. Oliver Cromwell by John Morrill18. Thomas Paine by Mark Philp19. J. M. W. Turner by Luke Herrmann20. William and Mary by Tony Claydon and W. A. Speck
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