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"Fast-moving and perceptive."—The Times

When Winston Churchill died Sebastian Haffner wrote that "it seemed as if not a mere mortal was buried, but English history itself." Haffner was an "enemy alien" whose own writing deeply influenced Churchill's policy towards Germany and the Nazis.

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A short, introductory biography of Winston Churchill by the great German journalist, essayist and historian Sebastian Haffner.

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When Churchill died, one might have thought that it was not a man who was being borne to his grave, but British history itself—a resplendent, fortunate history whose last illustrious chapter Churchill himself had written almost a quarter of a century before

About the Author

Sebastian Haffner emigrated to London from Berlin in 1930s and was a vocal critic of the Nazi regime, writing influential articles in the Observer. After the war, he became Germany's pre-eminent political commentator. His many books include: Germany: Jekyll and Hyde and The Meaning of Hitler and the posthumous publication Defying Hitler: A Memoir.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781908323378
Author:
Lewis, Jeffrey
Publisher:
Haus Pub.
Author:
Hennessy, Peter
Author:
Brownjohn, John
Author:
Haffner, Sebastian
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
Biography-Historical
Subject:
General Biography
Edition Description:
Anniversary Edition
Publication Date:
20130231
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Pages:
140
Dimensions:
8 x 5 in

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A short, introductory biography of Winston Churchill by the great German journalist, essayist and historian Sebastian Haffner.
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When Churchill died, one might have thought that it was not a man who was being borne to his grave, but British history itself—a resplendent, fortunate history whose last illustrious chapter Churchill himself had written almost a quarter of a century before
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