A. N. Wilson

A. N. Wilson grew up in Staffordshire and was educated at Rugby and New College, Oxford. A Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, he holds a prominent position in the world of literature and journalism. He is a prolific and award-winning biographer and celebrated novelist. He lives in North London.

Books by A. N. Wilson

Resolution

Published: October 2017

A vividly evoked novel that explores the life and times of Captain Cook, focusing on Cook's voyages to the southern hemisphere; the protagonist and witness to Cook's brilliance and wisdom, is the young George Forster, who travelled as botanist on board the HMS Resolution, and penned a famous account of the journey.

Resolution

Published: October 2016

From one of our leading novelists and historians comes a breathtakingly vivid novel that recalls the three voyages Captain Cook made to the southern hemisphere, culminating in the last, fateful expedition on which he was brutally murdered.

Resolution

Published: October 2016

From one of our leading novelists and historians comes a breathtakingly vivid novel that recalls the three voyages Captain Cook made to the southern hemisphere, culminating in the last, fateful expedition on which he was brutally murdered.

The Queen

Published: June 2016

From the author of the critically acclaimed Victoria comes a celebration of the life and times of Queen Elizabeth II, as she celebrates her 90th birthday.

The Book of the People

Published: April 2016

From one of our leading social and cultural historians comes a dazzling and original exploration of how, and why, we should still be reading the Bible, arguing that it remains relevant even in a largely secular society, as a philosophical work, a work of literature and a cultural touchstone.

Victoria

Published: July 2015

The first comprehensively researched biography of Queen Victoria ever, by one of Britain's best biographers. This magnificent biography sheds new light on Victoria not just as a queen, but as a woman.

The Book of the People

Published: June 2015

Victoria

Published: October 2014

A. N. Wilson's sweeping and authoritative new biography of Queen Victoria is a majestic portrait of a monarch whose name defines a golden era in British history, and whose reign marks the dawn of the first truly global age.

Dante in Love

Published: September 2014

A. N. Wilson is one of the most popular and bestselling historians and biographers writing in Britain today and in Dante In Love he brings to life one of the western canon's most enigmatic figures.

Stray

Published: January 2014

Crawl through the cat flap and come face-to-whiskers with Pufftail, the most distinguished stray who ever prowled the streets.

Tolstoy

Published: December 2013

A. N. Wilson's Tolstoy is a highly intelligent and accessible biography of the most famous writer in the Russian canon.

The Potter's Hand

Published: July 2013

A novel of epic scope, rich in warmth, intellect and humanity, The Potter's Hand explores the lives and loves of one of Britain's greatest families, whose travails are both ordinary - births, deaths, marriages, opium addiction, depression - and utterly extraordinary.

Hazel

Published: January 2013

Creep under the kitchen table and join Hazel the greedy guinea pig as she gets into some sticky situations.

Dante in Love

Published: November 2012

In Dante In Love, A N Wilson brings to life one of the western canon's most enigmatic figures.

The Potter's Hand

Published: September 2012

A. N. Wilson's first novel for five years tells the epic story of the Wedgwood dynasty.

The Potter's Hand

Published: September 2012

A. N. Wilson's first novel for five years tells the epic story of the Wedgwood dynasty.

Tolstoy

Published: May 2012

A highly intelligent and accessible biography of the most famous and controversial writer in the Russian canon.

Furball and the Mokes

Published: December 2011

Sneak behind the skirting board with Furball the trusting hamster, and run riot with the Mokes - a gang of cockney mice.

Dante in Love

Published: June 2011

In Dante In Love, A N Wilson brings to life one of the western canon's most enigmatic figures.

Faber Book of London

Published: July 2005

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