Author(s): Christopher Hibbert
Christopher Hibbert is a prolific writer with an impeccable reputation. He has been called 'one of England's greatest living historical writers' (Amanda Foreman, bestselling author of "Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire") and historian A.N. Wilson called Hibbert 'an outstanding popular historian'. The introduction is by Henry Hitchings. Samuel Johson was praised by "The Washington Post" who called it 'Skillful and beautifully written', the "Sunday Telegraph", that felt it was 'Persuasive and lively...A highly entertaining portrait' and the "Sunday Times", that summed it up as: 'An excellent and original study'. Christopher Hibbert has a solid fan base of history and biography buffs who will want the entire series and will ensure these books have a long backlist life. Christopher Hibbert draws on every known contemporary source to provide a minutely detailed look of the fascinating writer Samuel Johnson.