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Edward Pearce

Edward Pearce, after a national newspaper career starting in 1977, still keeps his hand in with books reviews, obituaries and travel pieces.However, for several years now he has concentrated on writing history. The Lost Leaders (about three near-Prime Ministers) was followed by Lines of Most Resistance (about English Resistance to Irish Home Rule), Denis Healey (the authorised biography), and Reform! (about the 1832 Act).The idea of preparing a handy, abridged Greville came to him when using...See more