Books by James Landale

JAMES LANDALE is an experienced journalist who is currently the Chief Political Correspondent for BBC News 24. Before joining the BBC in January 2003, he spent ten years working at The Times, most recently as Assistant Foreign Editor. He lives in London

THE LAST DUEL by James Landale
Released: Oct. 1, 2006

"By turns fascinating and perplexing, the story serves as the perfect microcosm of what the 'noble' art of dueling had become by the mid-19th century: an outdated custom more likely to be a response to a petty slights than a redress for grievous wrongs."
An affronted merchant and his pugnacious banker meet on the field of honor with fatal results. Read full book review >