Simon Jenkins


Born
June 10, 1943

Genre


Simon Jenkins is the author of the international bestsellers England’s Thousand Best Churches and England’s Thousand Best Houses, the former editor of The Times and Evening Standard and a columnist for the Guardian. He is chairman of the National Trust.

Simon Jenkins isn't a Goodreads Author (yet), but he does have a blog, so here are some recent posts imported from his feed.

Instead of returning to the Irish border, the prime minister should be opening up the debate beyond a minority of hardline Tories

Theresa May’s Irish backstop is Donald Trump’s wall. It is the howl of power thwarted by the implacable opposition of a democratic assembly. The prime minister today again sets her face against MPs who are now desperately searching for a parliamentary consensus on how...

Read more of this blog post »
 •  0 comments  •  flag
Twitter icon
Published on January 21, 2019 03:49
Average rating: 3.89 · 3,167 ratings · 303 reviews · 97 distinct worksSimilar authors
A Short History of England

3.80 avg rating — 1,621 ratings — published 2011 — 2 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Thatcher and Sons: A Revolu...

3.71 avg rating — 84 ratings — published 2006 — 3 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
England's Thousand Best Chu...

4.24 avg rating — 72 ratings — published 1999 — 5 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Battle for the Falklands

by
3.99 avg rating — 1,001 ratings — published 1983 — 2 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
England's Thousand Best Houses

4.20 avg rating — 54 ratings — published 2003 — 6 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Britain's 100 Best Railway ...

4.09 avg rating — 35 ratings3 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
A Short History of Europe: ...

4.17 avg rating — 30 ratings — published 2018 — 7 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
England's Cathedrals

4.21 avg rating — 28 ratings3 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Mission Accomplished?

4.10 avg rating — 20 ratings — published 2015
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Bible from Scratch: A L...

4.30 avg rating — 27 ratings — published 1987 — 4 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
More books by Simon Jenkins…

Upcoming Events

No scheduled events. Add an event.

“A person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction.’ Even”
Simon Jenkins, Short History Of England

“The contemporary Matthew Paris wrote that, ‘foul as it is, hell itself is defiled by the foulness of King John’. A bard sang that ‘no man may ever trust him, for his heart is soft and cowardly’. Yet this evil was catalyst for a greater good, Magna Carta.”
Simon Jenkins, Short History Of England

“The nation’s patriotic juices were stirred and the new music halls chanted, ‘We don’t want to fight but by jingo if we do, / We’ve got the ships, we’ve got the men, we’ve got the money too.’ Such sentiments became known as jingoism.”
Simon Jenkins, Short History Of England

Topics Mentioning This Author

topics posts views last activity  
The History Book ...: SECOND WORLD WAR - THE LIBERATION TRILOGY - GLOSSARY - PART ONE ~ (SPOILER THREAD) 153 207 Jun 03, 2013 07:00PM  
Reading the 20th ...: Cinema 84 59 Apr 22, 2018 06:36PM  


Is this you? Let us know. If not, help out and invite Simon to Goodreads.