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The year in books

Our top 10 books of 2013

By Prospect Team  















Here are ten books that Prospect writers particularly admired this year.


Europe: The Struggle for Supremacy, 1453 to the Present by Brendan Simms (Allen Lane, £30)

“At 690 pages it is big in heft and ambition, sweeping across half a millennium of European history,” wrote Josef Joffe in April. “Aficionados of the craft should cheer the arrival of Simms’s…

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