A L Rowse

Irresistibly Readable

Renaissance Essays


Secker & Warburg 204pp £l5 order from our bookshop

Trevor-Roper is an historical essayist rather than a constructive historian like Trevelyan, creatively building book upon book with big significant subjects, and with the proper organic structure a book should have. Nearly all these essays have been published before; but I am grateful to have them conveniently gathered together.

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