What Ms. Rubin has done is to outline a great tribute of a great man.
What makes this Churchill tome fun to read is the way Rubin has organized, She presents the reader with 40 brief chapters on some aspect of the subject's long life.
Frankly, I thought this book might make an interesting "snack" between the stack of Churchill books I'd just read and the stack I was about to.
for one who loves anything military and loves to read accounts of ones life.
a good choice for a hard person to buy a gift for.
An absorbing account of Winston Churchill through 40 anecdotes ranging from memorable quotations, to his sex life (or relative lack thereof) and love for England. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Albert Brennamin
Great - both sides of opinion. Notes sources, Shows several views of a complicated person. Very well written allowing for individual judgment to be made by the reader.Published 5 months ago by Scott Belling
If you find Winston Churchill interesting/admiral, then you will like this book. It tries to take an objective look at the man and present the arguments for and against various... Read morePublished 9 months ago by mm
It's a different approach, as the author states...haven't been all the way through it, but feel there's a lot of redundancy. Not a page turner.Published 14 months ago by David Schnell
I love Gretchen Rubin, I've read a few of her other books and thought this might make a nice gift for my husband. He's English and he hates to read. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Stacy Smith
This book gives an honest assessment and some times both sides of arguments of who Winston Churchill is. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Jessica
Winston Churchill (1874-1965) stands as Great Britain's greatest prime minister; many polls list him as the greatest Englishman who has ever lived (what about Shakespeare?). Read morePublished on July 25, 2012 by C. M Mills