Norman Stone was one of Britain's greatest historians. He was until recently Professor of European History in the Department of International Relations at Bilkent University, having been Professor of Modern History at Oxford, lecturer at Cambridge, and adviser to Margaret Thatcher. His major works include The Eastern Front, 1914-1917 (winner of the Wolfson Prize), Europe Transformed and The Atlantic and Its Enemies. He died in 2019.
There is never a dull page ... Stone's book shows a profound knowledge of Hungary and will become indispensable for travellers -- Philip Mansel * Spectator * Stunning ... no one else writes history quite like he does -- Andrew Roberts One of the outstanding historians of our age * Spectator * Praise for Turkey: A Short History: Arresting ... authoritative and measured ... Stone's Turkey breaks the popular mould and introduces its readers to a place beyond their presumptions * Sunday Times * A vivid, provocative, often funny, always insightful account of how modern Turkey came about * Guardian *