Two reviews of ‘Hugh Trevor-Roper: The Biography’ by Adam Sisman

The first has just come out in the Dublin Review of Books, while the second is a re-release from the London Review of Books, and contains this classic description of Trevor-Roper’s reaction to Peterhouse and Maurice Cowling, spotted by my colleague Jonathan:

“He did not find it normal that fellows should wear mourning on the anniversary of General Franco’s death, attend parties in SS uniform or insult black and Jewish guests at high table.”

Worth reading for that alone…

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