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Christopher de Bellaigue

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Christopher de Bellaigue was born in London in 1971, and was educated at Cambridge University, where he read Iranian and Indian Studies. Between 1995 and 2007, he lived and worked as a journalist in south Asia and the Middle East, writing for TheEconomist, Guardian and the New York Review of Books. He is the award-winning author of four books and has made several BBC television and radio programmes. He lives in London.

Books by Christopher de Bellaigue

The Islamic Enlightenment

A revelatory history that uncovers the modern foundations of the Islamic world.

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Patriot of Persia

A brilliant biography of one of the great political eccentrics of modern times - Muhammad Mossadegh

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