1946: The Making of the Modern World
“This is an exceptionally involving and horrifying book. ”

Sam Leith, The Spectator

Revolution 1989
“A must-have account. Sebestyen's brilliantly written narrative unfolds in brief, gripping episodes.”


“Sebestyen's strength is his sharp focus and racy prose... Here is history written like a Greek tragedy... In Revolution 1989 nothing is taken for granted until the last triumphant page. ”

The Times

Twelve Days
“A small masterpiece that should be read and treasured by all who value mankind’s eternal quest for freedom.”

New York Post

“A magisterial but totally gripping and fresh account of the noble, violent, and doomed Hungarian revolution.”

Simon Sebag Montefiore