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"I've always acknowledged my debt to Hammer. I've always said I'm very grateful to them. They gave me this great opportunity, made me a well known face all over the world for which I am profoundly grateful." -- Christopher Lee
Christopher Lee (born 1941) is a British writer, historian and broadcaster, best-known for writing the radio documentary series This Sceptred Isle for the BBC.

Lee's career began as a defence and foreign affairs correspondent for the BBC. Leaving his career in journalism for academia, Lee was the first Quatercentenary Fellow in Contemporary History and Gomes Lecturer in Emmanuel College, Cambridge. He is currently researching the history of ideas at Birkbeck College in the University of London.

Lee is the originator and writer of the BBC Radio 4 trilogy This Sceptred Isle, which recounts the history of Britain from the Romans to the death of Queen Victoria, the 20th century and the British Empire.

His recent books include the three accompanying volumes of This Sceptred Isle. In 2003 was published 1603, the history of the death of Elizabeth I and the arrival of the Stuarts. In 2005, Nelson and Napoleon described the events that led to the Battle of Trafalgar and also in the same year he published the autobiographic Eight Bells and Top Masts and the Bath Detective thriller trilogy.

He is currently writing an authorised biography of Lord Carrington. In 2006, he gave a "Platform" talk on history writing and teaching at the National Theatre as a prelude to Alan Bennett’s play The History Boys and a new stage play set in the London of 1912.

He is also the writer of more than 70 Radio 4 plays and series including, The House for Timothy West, Julian Glover and Isla Blair, Colvil & Soames for Dudley Sutton and Christopher Benjamin, Our Brave Boys for Martin Jarvis and Fiona Shaw and the Los Angeles production of his The Trial of Walter Ralegh which Rosalind Ayres produced with Michael York in the title role. His latest play, "A Pattern in Shrouds" will be broadcast on Radio 4 in the summer of 2009 and deals with the consequences of the assassination of the Queen's uncle, Lord Mountbatten in 1979.

When not in London, Christopher Lee is either at his house in Sissinghurst or sailing his French sloop, Megalomania from the River Beaulieu in southern England.

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Total Books: 145
Royal Ceremony The Pageantry Explained
2014 - Royal Ceremony the Pageantry Explained (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781909657359
ISBN-10: 1909657352
Genre: Politics & Social Sciences
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Daddy Collected Poems
2014 - Daddy Collected Poems (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781623440404
ISBN-10: 1623440408
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Gay & Lesbian
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Monarchy Past Present    and Future
2014 - Monarchy Past Present and Future (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781903071588
ISBN-10: 1903071585
Genre: History
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Howzat Kerry Packer and the Great Cricket War
2013 - Howzat Kerry Packer and the Great Cricket War (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781908699459
ISBN-10: 1908699450
Genre: Sports & Outdoors
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Lange Pharmacology Flash Cards Third Edition
2013 - Lange Pharmacology Flash Cards Third Edition [LANGE FlashCards] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780071792912
ISBN-10: 0071792910
Genre: Medical Books
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Waking of the Samurai
2013 - Waking of the Samurai [American Bushido] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781482574913
ISBN-10: 1482574918
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Mushroom
2013 - The Mushroom (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781481924467
ISBN-10: 148192446X
Genre: Self-Help
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The Archaeologists Part II
2012 - The Archaeologists Part II [Volume 2] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781479351848
ISBN-10: 1479351849
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Howzat Kerry Packer's War
2012 - Howzat Kerry Packer's War (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781742233604
ISBN-10: 1742233600
Genre: Sports & Outdoors
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The Archaeologists
2012 - The Archaeologists [Volume 1] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781477552469
ISBN-10: 1477552464
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Semblance of Identity Aesthetic Mediation in Asian American Literature
The Bath Detective A Bath Detective Mystery
Lange Pathology Flash Cards Second Edition
2009 - Lange Pathology Flash Cards Second Edition [LANGE FlashCards] (Other)
ISBN-13: 9780071613057
ISBN-10: 0071613056
Genres: Medicine, Medical Books
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Lange Pharmacology Flash Cards
2009 - Lange Pharmacology Flash Cards (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780071622417
ISBN-10: 0071622411
Genres: Medicine, Medical Books
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Nelson and Napoleon The Long Haul to Trafalgar
2006 - Nelson and Napoleon the Long Haul to Trafalgar (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780755310425
ISBN-10: 075531042X
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History
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2005 - This Sceptred Isle Empire V 1 [Radio Collection] (Hardcover)Hardcover, Audio CD
This Sceptred Isle The British Empire
2005 - This Sceptred Isle the British Empire (Hardcover)Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780563488750
ISBN-10: 0563488751
Genre: History
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City Bushman Henry Lawson And The Australian Imagination
2005 - City Bushman Henry Lawson and the Australian Imagination (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781920731700
ISBN-10: 1920731709
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Lord Of Misrule The Autobiography Of Christopher Lee
Leading A Real Estate Company Winning Management Strategies For The Next Decade
1603  The Death of Queen Elizabeth I the Return of the Black Plague the Rise of Shakespeare Piracy Witchcraft and the Birth of the Stuart Era
1603
2004 - 1603 (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780747234265
ISBN-10: 0747234264
Genre: History
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2003 - This Sceptred Isle - Twentieth Century [This Sceptred Isle, 2] (Hardcover)Paperback
2003 - This Sceptred Isle - the Dynasties [This Sceptred Isle, 3] (Hardcover)
2002 - This Sceptred Isle Dynasties V5 [BBC Radio Collection - Vol 5] (Audio CD)
2002 - This Sceptred Isle 55bc-1999 [This Sceptred Isle] (Audio Cassette)
2000 - The Killing of Cinderella [Bath Detective, Bk 3 - Large Print] (Hardcover)Paperback
1998 - Tall Dark and Gruesome [A Vista paperback autobiography] (Paperback)
1996 - The Bath Detective [Paragon Softcover Large Print Books] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
1995 - Bath Detective [Windsor Selections] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
Telecommunications Guide to the Internet [Government Institutes Internet Series] (Paperback)