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THE LAST LION: Winston Spencer Churchill: Defender of the Realm, 1940-1965

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

A (very) posthumous study of the late, great British leader by the late, great popular historian, aided by journalist Reid.Just before Manchester (A World Lit Only by Fire: The Medieval Mind and the Renaissance—Portrait of an Age, 1992, etc.) died in 2004, he handed over the task of finishing his Churchill biography to Reid, who retains Manchester's habit of writing at extreme length, and it's ... Read full review

Review: The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill: Defender of the Realm, 19401965

Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com

Spanning the years of 19401965, THE LAST LION picks up shortly after Winston Churchill became Prime Ministerwhen his tiny island nation stood alone against the overwhelming might of Nazi Germany. The Churchill conjured up by William Manchester and Paul Reid is a man of indomitable courage, lightning fast intellect, and an irresistible will to action. THE LAST LION brilliantly recounts how ... Read full review

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