Adam Zamoyski

The ruthless Romanovs’ horrible history

30 January 2016 9:00 am

‘It was hard to be a tsar,’ Simon Sebag Montefiore writes in his opening sentence, and what follows fully bears…

The men who invented Napoleon

14 December 2013 9:00 am

Writing about Napoleon is a risky business. It exposes the author to the brickbats of the blind worshippers for whom…