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David Pryce-Jones

David Pryce-Jones is a senior editor at National Review. He is also a regular or occasional contributor to The Daily Telegraph, The Times, The Financial Times, The Daily Mail, The Independent, London Evening Standard, The Spectator, The Times Literary Supplement, The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Washington Times, Commentary, The New Republic, World Affairs, and The New Criterion. He was born in Vienna in 1936. Novels by David Pryce-Jones Owls & Satyrs (Longmans, 1961) The Sands of Summer (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1963) Quondam (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1965) The Stranger’s View (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1967) Running Away (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1971) The England Commune (Quartet, 1975) Shirley’s Guild (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1979) The Afternoon Sun (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1986) Inheritance (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1992) Non-fiction by David Pryce-Jones Graham Greene (Oliver & Boyd, 1963) Next Generation: Travels in Israel (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1965) The Hungarian Revolution (Benn, 1969) The Face of Defeat (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1972) Evelyn Waugh & his world (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1973) Unity Mitford (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1976) Vienna (Time-Life Books, 1978) Paris in the Third Reich (Collins, 1981) Cyril Connolly: Journal & Memoir (Collins, 1983) The Closed Circle (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1989) You Can’t be Too Careful (Workman, 1992) The War that Never Was (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1995)

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The man behind the curtain | September 2015

A review of Goebbels: A Biography by Peter Longerich,Alan Bance,Jeremy Noakes,Lesley Sharpe

A burnt-out fairground | May 2015

A selection from David Pryce-Jones's memoir reveals the literary world, anti-Semitism, and changing politics of twentieth-century Europe.

Pangloss's Europe | February 2015

A review of Deutschland schafft sich ab by Thilo Sarrazin

Bad ideas never die | January 2015

The fight for free speech will never end.

Debo, Duchess of Devonshire | November 2014

Memories of the Duchess and the rest of the Mitford clan.

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