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A.N. Wilson’s most recent book is Resolution, a historical novel based on the life of George Forster, the German boy who sailed with Captain Cook on his second momentous voyage. Andrew has combined a career of writing fiction and non-fiction. Over twenty novels, which include social comedies, satires and historical fiction have alternated with biographies and histories, including the three-part The Victorians; After the Victorians and Our Times. In young manhood, he used to teach medieval literature at Oxford, and a fairly recent title is Dante in Love, a study of the great Italian poet. He has also written biographies of Tolstoy, for which he won the Whitbread Prize, and more recently Queen Victoria.