Margaret Thatcher: Herself Alone: The Authorized Biography

Backorder (temporarily out of stock)

Product Details

Knopf Publishing Group
Publish Date
6.7 X 9.3 X 2.1 inches | 3.34 pounds

Earn by promoting books

Earn money by sharing your favorite books through our Affiliate program.

Become an affiliate

About the Author

CHARLES MOORE joined the staff of The Daily Telegraph in 1979, and as a political columnist in the 1980s covered several years of Mrs. Thatcher's first and second governments. He was editor of The Spectator 1984--90; editor of the Sunday Telegraph 1992--95; and editor of The Daily Telegraph 1995--2003, for which he is still a regular columnist. The first volume of his biography of Margaret Thatcher, published in 2013, won the Elizabeth Longford Prize for Historical Biography, the HW Fisher Best First Biography Prize and Political Book of the Year at the Paddy Power Political Book Awards.


"With this masterpiece, Moore has given us Margaret Thatcher. She now belongs to history."--The New York Times Book Review (100 Notable Books of 2019)

"Splendid . . . Impressive . . . In Charles Moore this titanic figure of British history has found a biographer whose mastery of both subject and form is complete. This is a biography for the ages."--The Wall Street Journal

"The third, and concluding, volume of this enormous biographical project . . . reveals a complex figure who had a lasting and lastingly controversial impact on her country and on history."--The New York Times Book Review (100 Notable Books of 2019)

"Meticulously detailed portrait . . . Moore tells a personal as well as political story not usually found in biographies of world leaders . . . A thoughtful, impeccably researched account . . . Moore gives everything he can in this complete and comprehensive work."--Booklist

"Compelling and emotionally raw . . . Some parts have a novelistic quality rarely found in the careful pages of political biographies . . . Awesome scale and thoroughness . . . Grippingly portrayed . . . Sharp."--The Guardian

"Excellent . . . Moore's Margaret Thatcher is one of the truly great biographies . . . Comprehensive and subtle, breaking new ground while being surefooted on familiar terrain. He provides a portrait of Thatcher that is surprising and fresh while still convincing. This volume completes a historical masterpiece."--The Times (UK)