John Campbell (biographer)
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John Campbell (born 1947) is a British political writer and biographer. He is a graduate of the University of Edinburgh.
His works include biographies of Lloyd George, Roy Jenkins, F.E. Smith, Aneurin Bevan, Edward Heath, and Margaret Thatcher, the last consisting of two volumes, The Grocer's Daughter (2000) and The Iron Lady (2003). A one-volume abridgment prepared by David Freeman (a historian of Britain teaching at California State University, Fullerton, titled The Iron Lady: Margaret Thatcher, From Grocer's Daughter to Prime Minister, was published in 2009 and reissued in paperback in 2011. He was awarded the NCR Book Award for his biography of Heath. He is married with two children and lives in London.
- Lloyd George: The Goat in the Wilderness, 1922-31. ISBN 978-0-7512-0138-3. (1977)
- F.E. Smith, 1st Earl of Birkenhead (1983)
- Roy Jenkins (1983)
- Nye Bevan and the Mirage of British Socialism (1987)
- The Experience of World War 2 (editor, 1989)
- Edward Heath: A Biography (1993)
- Margaret Thatcher: The Grocer's Daughter (2000)
- Margaret Thatcher: The Iron Lady (2003)
- If Love Were All: The Story of Frances Stevenson and David Lloyd George (2006)
- The Iron Lady: Margaret Thatcher, from Grocer's Daughter to Prime Minister (2009; paperback, 2011; ISBN 978-0-14-312087-2)
- Pistols at Dawn: Two Hundred Years of Political Rivalry from Pitt and Fox to Blair and Brown (2009)
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