Churchill: A Life
Martin Gilbert's highly-acclaimed Churchill: A Life is a story of adventure. It follows Winston Churchill from his earliest days to his moments of triumph. Here, the drama and excitement of his story are ever-present, as are his tremendous qualities in peace and war, not least as an orator and as a man of vision. Gilbert gives us a vivid portrait, using Churchill's most personal letters and the recollections of his contemporaries, both friends and enemies, to go behind the scenes of some of the stormiest and most fascinating political events of our time, dominated by two world wars and culminating in the era of the Iron Curtain.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - santhony - LibraryThing
Even the most historically illiterate students are familiar with the role Winston Churchill played in the victory over Nazi Germany. Unfortunately, many students of history remain uninformed of the ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Belogski - LibraryThing
Immensely enjoyable and informative, albeit a little tedious in a few places. Gilbert is a master at gathering information and using it in a way that makes one feel directly attached to the central ... Read full review