Bibliography for Horatio Herbert Kitchener, the first Earl Kitchener of Khartoum

Life of Lord Kitchener (3 volumes) by Sir Arthur George (1920)
- A contemporary account by Kitchener’s former private secretary

Kitchener: Portrait of an Imperialist by Sir Philip Magnus (1959)
- A landmark biography, which presents all sides of Kitchener’s life

Kitchener: Architect of Victory by George Cassar (1977)
- An extensive work focused on Kitchener’s role in the First World War

Kitchener - Volume 1: The Road to Omdurman, Volume 2: Saviour of the Nation by John Pollock (2001)
- A well-regarded major biography, enlightening and sympathetic

Victoria’s Generals by Steven Corvi and Ian Beckett (2009)
- Includes a chapter on Kitchener by Keith Surridge

Kitchener: Hero and Anti-Hero by Brad Faught (2016)
- A recent biography by an academic historian that weighs all aspects of Kitchener

The Kitchener Enigma: The Life and Death of Lord Kitchener of Khartoum 1850-1916 by Trevor Royle (2016)
- A re-assessment of Kitchener by a prolific military historian

Who Killed Kitchener? The Life and Death of Britain’s most famous War Minister by David Laws (2019)
- A gripping account of Kitchener’s last days

Kitchener: The Man not the Myth by Anne Samson (2019)
- A recent book with a focus on Kitchener the man

Note: Further sources may be found in the bibliographies and references included in the above works.