Simon Sebag Montefiore Biography
Simon Sebag Montefiore is a historian of Russia whose works have been published in twenty-seven languages. Stalin: The Court of the Red Tsar was awarded the History Book of the Year Prize at the 2004 British Book Awards. Potemkin: Catherine the Greats Imperial Partner was short-listed for the Samuel Johnson, Duff Cooper and Marsh Biography prizes in Britain. In 2007 he published Young Stalin, a companion volume to Stalin; and in 2008, writing as Simon Montefiore, he published his first novel, Sashenka.
A Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, novelist and television presenter, Montefiore lives in London with his wife, the novelist Santa Montefiore, and their two children.
This biography was last updated on 12/22/2008.
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