Hailed by some as the "indispensable man", whose advice has been sought by every president from John F. Kennedy to George W. Bush, Henry Kissinger has also attracted immense hostility from critics who have cast him as an amoral Machiavellian realist. In this remarkable book Niall Ferguson has created an extraordinary panorama of Kissinger's world, and a paradigm-shifting reappraisal of the man.
The first of two volumes.