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Robert Payne

Author of over 100 books, including novels, biographies of characters as diverse as Charlie Chaplin, Alexander the Great, Lenin and Dostoevsky; history books on subjects including Christianity, Communism, Buddhism, India, Greece and China, his great love and the subject of his most highly praised book, The Currents of Spring; and translations of poetry and prose.

‘No man alive can write more beautiful prose than Robert Payne’ – Orville Prescott, New York Times