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Churchill

by Ashley Jackson

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A substantial biography which tries to paint a picture of him in the round. Good wartime cover-age. ( )
  Derek_Law | Sep 19, 2016 |
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"Winston Churchill attracted far more criticism alive than he has since his death. He was, according to Evelyn Waugh, 'always in the wrong, surrounded by crooks, a terrible father, a radio personality'. To others, he was the saviour of the nation, even of Western civilization, 'the greatest Briton' who ever lived. Whatever one's view, Winston Churchill remains splendidly unreduced. He also remains enormous fun--a cartoonist's and caricaturist's dream on the one hand, one of the most powerful and successful statesmen in modern history on the other."--BOOK JACKET.… (more)

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