Nicholas Best grew up in Kenya and was educated there, in England and at Trinity College, Dublin. He served in the Grenadier Guards and worked as a journalist in London before becoming a fulltime author.
He lives in Cambridge.
‘Scintillating’ – Literary Review
‘Wickedly funny’ – Daily Mail
‘The funniest book of the year’ – Daily Telegraph
‘In places as sharp as Waugh and sometimes better’ – Times Literary Supplement
Nicholas Best’s latest book Five Days that shocked the World was a news story in The Times (22 March) and the Daily Mail (7 April). It has been translated into numerous languages, including Czech, Finnish, Hebrew, Turkish and Chinese.
‘Riveting’ – Daily Mail
‘Fascinating’ – The Times
‘Excellent… beguiling… a good story well told’ – BBC History Magazine
‘Outstanding’ – Midwest Book Review
‘Utterly absorbing’ – Macleans