PROFILING SAUL DAVID

Saul is the author of several critically acclaimed history books including The Indian Mutiny: 1857 (shortlisted for the Westminster Medal for Military Literature), Zulu: the Heroism and Tragedy of the Zulu War of 1879 (a Waterstone’s Military History Book of the Year) and, most recently, Victoria’s Wars: The Rise of Empire. His latest work of history – Soldiers: The Redcoat from the Glorious Revolution to Waterloo – will be published by Penguin in February 2012. Saul is professor of War Studies at the University of Buckingham, and Programme Director for Buckingham’s London based MA in Military History.

An experienced broadcaster, Saul has appeared in history programmes for all major TV channels and is a regular on Radio 4. He has also written two historical novels, set during the wars of the late Victorian period and featuring the Anglo-African soldier George Hart. The first, Zulu Hart, was published last year. Praised by Bernard Cornwell, it was chosen as Waterstone’s New Talent in Fiction title, and reached number 4 in the Daily Telegraph hardback fiction bestsellers. The follow up, Hart of Empire, will be published on August 5.

For reviews and Saul’s website click HERE

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