The definitive account of the bombing of Coventry on 14 November 1940 - a companion volume to the same author's acclaimed Dresden
Frederick Taylor was educated at Aylesbury Grammar School, read History and Modern Languages at Oxford and did postgraduate work at Sussex University. He edited and translated The Goebbels Diaries 1939-41 and is the author of four acclaimed books of narrative history, Dresden, The Berlin Wall, Exorcising Hitler and most recently The Downfall of Money. He is a fellow of the Royal Historical Society and lives in Cornwall.
Frederick Taylor is one of the brightest historians writing today *
Philip Kerr, Newsweek *
Taylor is a great storyteller * Richard Evans, New Statesman *
Taylor has a fine eye for a telling detail * Richard Overy, Literary Review *
In narrative power and persuasion, he has paralleled in Dresden what Antony Beevor achieved in Stalingrad * Independent on Sunday, on Dresden *