Paperback ↠ Churchill PDF ñ

Paperback  ↠ Churchill PDF ñ Acclaimed historian Roy Jenkins presents a comprehensive biography of Winston Churchill, an icon of modern history, from his childhood to the critical World War II period and beyond a New York Times bestseller This is a first class, well sustained work of history and a masterpiece of biography It will be a brave, not to say foolhardy, author who attempts to write another life of Churchill for at least a decade, perhaps longer Andrew Roberts, Sunday Telegraph Roy Jenkins combines unparalleled command of British political history and his own high level government experience in a narrative account of Churchill s astounding career that is unmatched in its shrewd insights, its unforgettable anecdotes, the clarity of its overarching themes, and the author s nuanced appreciation of his extraordinary subjectExceptional in its breadth of knowledge and distinguished in its stylish wit and penetrating intelligence, Churchill is one of the finest political biographies of our time


10 thoughts on “Churchill

  1. Aaron Million Aaron Million says:

    Roy Jenkins biography of Winston Churchill looks intimidating clocking in at over 900 pages, and with no breaks contained within chapters, it is a serious read Fortunately, its subject is one of the most well known and largest characters o


  2. Mikey B. Mikey B. says:

    A compelling biography of Churchill As the author is also a long standing member of the British Parliament the emphasis through out is on Churchill s political side This is justified as Churchill s primary life objective was to achieve poli


  3. Manny Manny says:

    I loved Churchill s History of the Second World War, so when this book came out, I bought it It had had good reviews from people who pointed out how well qualified Jenkins was to write about his illustrious predecessor, having himself had to


  4. Steve Steve says:

    Churchill was without doubt the greatest Englishman of the 20th Century and the saviour of the western world, when Britain stood defiantly alone in 1940 41.Roy Jenkins, a great statesman in his own right, wrote before his death a mega biograp


  5. Robert Case Robert Case says:

    This comprehensive political biography of Winston Churchill is available on audible.com I listened to the entire content over the span of a month and while commuting The book is that engaging, and comprehensive The narration by Robert Whitfiel


  6. Lynne Stringer Lynne Stringer says:

    While there s no doubt this biography was detailed its size made that evident it is a ponderous read, and lumbers along with all the speed of a glacier It also seemedconcerned with various aspects of British politics than it should have been Wh


  7. Lawrence Lawrence says:

    As has been noted by many a reviewer of this work, Roy Jenkins brings nothing especially new to light in this 1000 page biography Perhaps this saysabout the sheer amount of writing talent that has been sacrificed at the altar of this enigmatic c


  8. Marks54 Marks54 says:

    This is a superb biography of Churchill It is one long volume, so it covers most aspects of his long interesting life, but is not as thorough as some of the specialized bios or the multiple volume bios such as by Gilbert or Manchester Jenkins is


  9. Sue Chaplin Sue Chaplin says:

    I wanted to read a biography of Churchill because I am aware that although some people see him as a hero figure that saw the Brit s through WW2, there are contradicting views I had a vague knowledge of problems in WW1 and some issues with letting


  10. David David says:

    A wonderfully well written and read biography of the greatest Englishman of the 20th century One marvels at the breadth of achievements that this man accomplished in his life A great author, a soldier and commander, a leader who served in office fo


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