Synopses & Reviews
Winston Churchill knew the power of words. In speeches, books, and articles, he expressed his feelings and laid out his vision for the future. His wartime writings and speeches have fascinated generation after generation with their powerful narrative style and thoughtful reflection.
Martin Gilbert, Churchilland#8217;s official biographer, has chosen passages that express the essence of Churchilland#8217;s thoughts and describeand#151;in his own inimitable wordsand#151;the main adventures of his life and the main crises of his career. From first to last, they give insight into his life, how it evolved, and how he made his mark on the British and world stage.
This book contains one hundred extracts from Winston Churchill's books, articles and speeches. They range from his memories of his schooldays, to his contributions to the debates on social policy and on war, his contributions in both world wars to the events and discourse, and his efforts after 1945 to see the world a better place.
Martin Gilbert, Churchilland#8217;s official biographer, has chosen passages that express the essence of Churchilland#8217;s thoughts
About the Author
Sir Martin Gilbert is one of Britainand#8217;s leading historians. He is the author of more than eighty books and an Honorary Fellow of Merton College, Oxford. He lives in London.