Churchill

by Paul Johnson
Churchill

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Applies a wide lens and an unconventional approach to illuminate the various phases of Churchill's career. From his adventures as a young cavalry officer in the service of the Empire to his role as an elder statesman foretelling the advent of the Cold War, eminent historian Paul Johnson shows how Churchill's immense adaptability combined with his natural pugnacity to make him a formidable leader. Johnson's narration of Churchill's many triumphs and setbacks, rich with anecdotes and quotation, illustrates the man's humour, resilience and courage as never before.
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Applies a wide lens and an unconventional approach to illuminate the various phases of Churchill's career. From his adventures as a young cavalry officer in the service of the Empire to his role as an elder statesman foretelling the advent of the Cold War, eminent historian Paul Johnson shows how Churchill's immense adaptability combined with his natural pugnacity to make him a formidable leader. Johnson's narration of Churchill's many triumphs and setbacks, rich with anecdotes and quotation, illustrates the man's humour, resilience and courage as never before.

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