Andrew Lownie

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Andrew Lownie was educated at Magdalene College, Cambridge, where he was Dunster History Prizeman and President of the Union, before taking his Masters and doctorate at Edinburgh University.


A Fellow of the Royal Historical Society and former visiting fellow of Churchill College, Cambridge, Andrew has run his own literary agency since 1988. A trustee of the Campaign for Freedom of Information and President of The Biographers Club, he has written for the Times, Telegraph, Wall Street Journal, Spectator and Guardian and formerly served in the Royal Naval Reserve. His previous books include acclaimed lives of the writer John Buchan and the spy Guy Burgess.

You can find Andrew on Twitter @andrewlownie

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The Mountbattens: their lives & loves 

Sunday, 22nd March 12.30-13.30


Andrew Lownie follows up his biography of Guy Burgess with another insightful and revealing biography on the Mounbattens.

This is the first joint biography of Dickie and Edwina Mounbatten, based on years of extensive research, interviews, and Freedom of Information requests on both sides of the Atlantic.