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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (1,060 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Paul Johnson Narrator: Simon Prebble Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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In Churchill, critically acclaimed historian Paul Johnson explores the complex and fascinating character of Winston Churchill—the soldier, orator, and statesman who shined brightest during Britain’s darkest hours. From his forays into the far-flung corners of the empire as cavalry officer and correspondent to his warnings of impending crisis as historian and Parliamentarian, Churchill faced the winds and tides of change with remarkable versatility and tenacity. Download and start listening now!


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  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Joel Simon | 2/15/2014

    " "Churchill", by Paul Johnson< is a fabulous, short biography of Winston Churchill. So much has been written about Winston Churchill that it is always hard to imagine why anyone needs to write another book about him. I have often been hesitant to start one of the lengthy, in depth biographies about him because it seems as if I'd need months to complete it. And I know I would want to complete it, because Churchill is one of my favorite people. I find him truly astonishing in so many ways -- especially in the wide variety of pursuits he managed to tackle with a high level of quality and commitment (as a politician, soldier, writer and historian, painter, husband and father). Paul Johnson has written a lively, entertaining and accessible portrait of Churchill. One reviewer described it by saying that Johnson has written a book that allows us to spend some time in the company of Churchill, and it is really true. It would be hard to find a better biography with which to spend a few afternoons or evenings and it will leave you inspired and awed. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Giancarlo Montemayor | 2/11/2014

    " Accurate, informative and well written. Churchill is to modern history as Aristotle to Ancient Philosophy. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Heather | 2/9/2014

    " Thought it was time to read about the man who inspired so many in my parents' and grandparents' generations. Churchill had an interesting life, and I enjoyed reading about his challenges and triumphs. This book inspired me to read more of his speaches and writings because while his life was interesting, whenever his speaches were quoted, I could really feel the passion he had for people. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Peter Fortune | 2/8/2014

    " Churchill was one of two great men in the 20th century who was on the good side of bad events. Like Zelig, he always was seen in the center of them (the Depression, World War II). This biography is an entertaining but not very deep retelling of Churchill's life and times. "

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