Heroes: From Alexander the Great to Mae West


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Twenty years ago Paul Johnson published INTELLECTUALS, which questioned whether intellectuals were morally fit to give advice to humanity. It was translated into 14 languages, but it was also criticized for over-emphasising the bad behaviour of clever and gifted people. In CREATORS (2006) Paul Johnson met the charge with a volume which celebrated the achievements of outstanding and prolific creative spirits. In HEROES he ranges even wider across human experience, achievement and character. The biblical heroes Deborah and ...

Heroes: From Alexander The Great To Mae West 2009, Phoenix (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ), London

ISBN-13: 9780753825747


Heroes: From Alexander The Great To Mae West 2008, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London

ISBN-13: 9780297851899