Francis James McLynn, FRHistS, FRGS (1941- ), known as Frank McLynn, is a British author, biographer, historian and journalist. He is noted for critically acclaimed biographies of Napoleon Bonaparte, Robert Louis Stevenson, Carl Jung, Richard Francis Burton and Henry Morton Stanley
He was educated at Wadham College, Oxford and the University of London. A full-time writer, he won the 1985 Cheltenham Prize for Literature for The Jacobite Army in England. He was Alistair Horne Research Fellow at St Antony's College, Oxford (1987–88) and was visiting professor in the Department of Literature at the University of Strathclyde (1996–2001) and professorial fellow at Goldsmiths College London (2000–2002) before becoming a full-time writer.
|1759: The Year Britain Became Master of the World||If not for the events of 1759, the entire history of the world would have been different.|
|Captain Cook: Master of the Seas||Frank McLynn reveals Cook's place in history as a brave and brilliant seaman.|