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This is a well-written, well-produced book on the twin titans of Victorian politics, the formidable, high-minded, high Church Peelite Tory become Liberal leader, and the exotic,... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Samuel Romilly
This is a well-researched dual biography concentrating on the interaction of the named protagonists, though there is no bibliography as such, But the author has mined the other... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Schmerguls
A very well done parallel biography of two of England's legendary Prime Ministers under Queen Victoria. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Lynne Davidson
This is a really excellent book, scholarly but readable and full of colour on the rivalry between these two great men. Read morePublished 20 months ago by c brown
Mr. Aldous has put together a very good biography of both men in a compact book. I read a biography of Disraeli which was twice as long as this book, but every important event was... Read morePublished on May 8, 2014 by dave1
I loved this book. It is a very readable account of the clash between these great figures in British political history. Read morePublished on April 5, 2014 by Lynne Eisner
Just started to read this nice little biography of Gladstone & Disraeli. These two men were certainly at the forefront of political drama in 19th Century England.Published on January 2, 2014 by LK
Gladstone was right about issues and a pious hypocrite in his personal life. Disraeli was wrong about issues, especially imperialism, but he was a warm, humane politicians. Read morePublished on December 20, 2013 by Rick
The Lion and the Unicorn is really a biography of the political relationship between the Victorian era's two great prime ministers, William Gladstone and Benjamin Disraeli. Read morePublished on May 17, 2010 by dcreader