Unfortunately, the author has padded the book with a couple of lengthy digressions, but it still repays the attentive reader.
Peter Clarke assembles the information which can be found in bits and pieces in the numerous biographies of Sir Winston into a cogent, readable and interesting book.
I have read quite a few books about Churchill, this is one of the best in terms of readability and fascinating levels of detail.
This biography is one which shows how talented Churchill was. His writing and his mastery of the English language is one of his gifts to the world. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Virginia C. Selanik
The son of a USAAF bomber pilot and an Irish lass who spent the early 40s dodging German bombs and V-rockets, not always without injury, I heard conflicting opinions about... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Paul Cool
This is an interesting book that evaluates Churchill's career as a writer and a historian. It probably will be no surprise that Churchill was pleased in his early 20s to discover... Read morePublished 15 months ago by M. A Newman
Yes, I still admire Mr. Churchill but thanks to Peter Clarke, I now see him as lifesize. Soldier, writer, statesman, Churchil played all those positions and played them well. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Jane Pall
Mr. Churchill's book gives a fascinating account of one man's lengthy struggle to live beyond his means. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Innovator