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tony letin

Antony Lentin is a Senior Member of Wolfson College, Cambridge, a barrister and formerly a Professor of History and law tutor at the Open University. His books include:

Please see our books page to find out more and purchase.


He has published widely on 18th-century Russia and edited The Odes of Horace for Wordsworth Classics (1997).


Prof Lentin was interviewed by James Naughtie on BBC Today about General Smuts, Could WW2 have been avoided? This is the podcast.


Prof Lentin is writing a life of the controversial judge Mr Justice (Sir Henry) McCardie (1869-1933). McCardie's bust is on the left of the picture, courtesy of the Middle Temple.


A podcast of his talk at Wolfson College entitled, Rogue Judges - Rebels or Reformers? The Case of Sir Henry McCardie is available here.



Tony Lentin is available as a speaker and welcomes your enquiries.


He has spoken on Sir Edgar Speyer in Cambridge, London, Leeds, Chester, Altrincham, Norwich, Cromer and elsewhere.


You can contact Tony on: Tel: 01223 460369 /  Mob. 07968 080459 / Email: tony@alent.freeserve.co.uk