Meet the author: Simon Sebag Montefiore

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In the latest in the BBC News Meet The Author interviews, Simon Sebag Montefiore talks about his latest book Jerusalem: The Biography, a history of one of the world's most famous and contentious cities.

The former investment banker met the BBC's Nick Higham to take a tour of the Ben Uri Gallery, currently housing an exhibition of paintings of Jerusalem by 20th Century artist Ludwig Blum.

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