The Butcher of Poland: Hitler's Lawyer Hans Frank (Hardcover)

By Garry O'Connor, Michael Holroyd (Foreword by)
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About the Author


Garry O'Connor has been a major and prolific English biographer since his life of Ralph Richardson, published in 1980, was hailed in "The New York Times Book Review" as "Stunning... the best biography of an actor I've ever read," and by the "London Sunday Times" as an "astounding book, original in form and fascinating in content." He has subsequently written highly praised lives of Sean O'Casey, Peggy Ashcroft, Paul Scofield and William Shakespeare and, most recently, Alec Guinness. He lives in England with his wife and six children.


Michael Holroyd is the author of acclaimed biographies of George Bernard Shaw, the painter Augustus John, Lytton Strachey, and Ellen Terry and Henry Irving, as well as two memoirs, "Basil Street Blues "and "Mosaic". Knighted for his services to literature, he is the president emeritus of the Royal Society of Literature and the only nonfiction writer to have been awarded the David Cohen British Prize for Literature. His previous book, "A Strange Eventful History", won the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for biography in 2009. He lives in London with his wife, the novelist Margaret Drabble.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780752498133
ISBN-10: 0752498134
Publisher: Spellmount Publishers
Publication Date: April 2014
Pages: 256
Language: English