King Edward VIII

King Edward VIII

A Life

By Philip Zeigler; Philip Ziegler

Ballantine Books, Paperback, 9780345375636, 620pp.

Publication Date: August 8, 1998

About the Author
Philip Ziegler was in the British Diplomatic Service before joining the publishers William Collins, where he was
editorial director for over fifteen years. He is the biographer of, among others, Diana Cooper, Mountbatten, Harold Wilson and King Edward VIII, and an historian of the Black Death. Most recently he has written "Soldiers: Chelsea Pensioners. He lives in London.

Philip Ziegler was educated at Eton and New College, Oxford. A former member of the diplomatic service, he has written biographies of King William IV, Lord Melbourne, Lady Diana Cooper, Lord Mountbatten, King Edward VIII, Harold Wilson, and Osbert Sitwell. His most recent book is Legacy: Cecil Rhodes, the Rhodes Trust and Rhodes Scholarships. He is at work on the official biography of Prime Minister Edward Heath. Mr. Ziegler lives with his wife in Kensington, London.