Brendan Simms is Professor of the History of International Relations at the University of Cambridge. His major books include Unfinest Hour- Britain and the Destruction of Bosnia (shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize) and Europe- The Struggle for Supremacy, 1453 to the Present, which was published in 2013 to extraordinary reviews.
The question is, does [this new biography] advance our understanding of the man whose very name is now a cliche for the Ultima Thule in evil? [...] The answer is a resounding 'Yes'. -- Nigel Jones * History Today * Brendan Simms' book [...] certainly challenges some of our longstanding ideas about the man who ruled Nazi Germany between 1933 and 1945. [...] He makes a number of claims that are certain to spark passionate debate. -- Robert Gerwarth * Financial Times *