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Winston"s war

Max Hastings

Winston"s war

Churchill, 1940-1945

by Max Hastings

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Published by Alfred A. Knopf in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementMax Hastings
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA566.9.C5 H274 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 555 p., [32] p. of plates :
Number of Pages555
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24434997M
ISBN 10030726839X
ISBN 109780307268396
LC Control Number2009038836
OCLC/WorldCa430839024

From a bestselling novelist with an unrivalled insight into the workings of power comes a compelling new novel exploring Winston Churchill's remarkable journey from the wilderness to No 10 Downing Street at the beginning of World War II. Saturday.   Winston's War Churchill, (Book): Hastings, Max: Random House, Inc.A vivid and incisive portrait of Winston Churchill during wartime from acclaimed historian Max Hastings, Winston’s War captures the full range of Churchill’s endlessly fascinating character. At once brilliant and infuriating, self-important and courageous, Hastings’s Churchill comes brashly to life as never before.

''Winston's War' is a masterful blending of imagination and compelling fact that places the reader at the right hand of the most momentous events in our history.' Saturday 1 October Two men meet. One is elderly, the other in his twenties. One will become the most revered man of his time, and the other known as the greatest of traitors/5(). On the sixth day of Hate Week, after the processions, the speeches, the shouting, the singing, the banners, the posters, the films, the waxworks, the rolling of drums and squealing of trumpets, the tramp of marching feet, the grinding of the caterpillars of tanks, the roar of massed planes, the booming of guns – after six days of this, when.

This book is fascinating military history, but also a biography of a war leader. Churchill made mistakes, but his role in the Second World War was extraordinary. He was a romantic warrior, an extraordinary orator and writer, but chiefly the man for the hour. This book reveals his mistakes, but his achievements were absolutely unique/5(). Furthermore, his experience as a newspaper reporter on both sides of the Atlantic is demonstrated by a fluid writing style full of English subtlety and the book, rereleased in paperback this September, is the second in a series – Winston’s War (), Churchill’s Hour () and Churchill’s Triumph () – about events.


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Winston’s War, Churchill, – by Max Hastings, is a masterful review of the times and the man. Hastings is an engaging writer easily mixing rather cold facts with pointed stories to keep the reader interested.

This book moves along very quickly and will be thoroughly enjoyed by anyone interested in Winston Churchill or by: 6. Winston's War is an historical novel, focused on the run-up to World War II, as Neville I suppose I didn't expect much from this book, despite reading an interesting blurb on it, because Barnes & Noble was giving it away for free, as one of their Free Fridays offerings/5.

Winston’s War, Churchill, – by Max Hastings, is a masterful review of the times and the man. Hastings is an engaging writer easily mixing rather cold facts with pointed stories to keep the reader interested.

This book moves along very quickly and will be thoroughly enjoyed by anyone interested in Winston Churchill or WWII/5(). Max Hastings is the author of more than twenty books, including Catastrophe Europe Goes to War, Inferno: The World at War, –, and Winston's War: Churchill He spent his early career as a foreign correspondent for BBC TV and various newspapers, then as editor of Britain’s Evening Standard and Daily has received numerous awards for both his Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

About Winston’s War. A vivid and incisive portrait of Winston Churchill during wartime from acclaimed historian Max Hastings, Winston’s War captures the full range of Churchill’s endlessly fascinating once brilliant and infuriating, self-important and courageous, Hastings’s Churchill comes brashly to life as never before.

WINSTON’S WAR: CHURCHILL By Max Hastings Knopf, $, pages, illustrated. While driving across London one day at the height of the blitz, Prime Minister Winston Churchill saw a. Winston's War is exceptional, and shows how and why Churchill was the essential man, anhistorically exceptional, yet imperfect leader.

A visionary and an anachronism of Imperial Britian, creative and right in saving us from the Nazis, yet repleat with hairbrain and dubious ideas, but he held out and plugged the dike when defeating Hitler seem. ‘Winston’s War’ however, he told his staff that he had already schemed the chapters of the book which he would write as soon as the war was over.

The outcome was a. In his superb new book, Winston’s War, Hastings relates how the great statesman and warrior used his rhetorical, military and diplomatic skills to triumph as Prime Minister in the first three years of World War II, and then shows how, from toevents and. From Michael Dobbs, author of the book that inspired the smash hit Netflix series House of Cards, comes Winston's War, a thrilling novel about the dawn of WWII and Winston Churchill's rise to power.

At the beginning of WWII, Neville Chamberlain believes he has bought "peace for our time" from Adolph Hitler, who has just seized Czechoslovakia's Sudetenland/5().

Veteran British journalist and historian Hastings (Retribution: The Battle for Japan, –45,etc.) provides fresh, exciting insights into Winston Churchill’s wartime Churchill became prime minister in Maythe Nazi war machine had swept aside the British in Norway and were headed for France.

A vivid and incisive portrait of Winston Churchill during wartime from acclaimed historian Max Hastings, Winstons War captures the full range of Churchills endlessly fascinating character.

At once brilliant and infuriating, self-important and courageous, Hastingss Churchill comes brashly to /5(). Max Hastings shows that, as a military leader, Winston Churchill showed brilliance early in the war, then fallibility.

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Buy a cheap copy of Finest Years: Churchill as Warlord book by Max Hastings. Amazon Best Books of the Month, May Winston's War is a brilliant tribute to the leadership of Winston Churchill during the bleakest hours of World War II.

Free shipping over $Cited by: 6. From a bestselling novelist with an unrivalled insight into the workings of power comes a compelling new novel exploring Winston Churchill’s remarkable journey from the wilderness to No 10 Downing Street at the beginning of World War II.

Winston's War is a novel by Michael Dobbs that presents a fictional account of the struggle of Winston Churchill to combat the appeasement policies of Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain. Plot summary. The story starts with Chamberlain's triumphant return to 10 Downing Street, a public hero after the signing of the Munich Agreement with Adolf Hitler, declaring "peace in our time."Author: Michael Dobbs.

Certain to be a classic, Winston’s War is a riveting profile of one of the greatest leaders of the twentieth century. PUBLISHERS WEEKLY FEB 8, Military historian Hastings (Retribution: The Battle for Japan, 45) adds to his illustrious reputation with this magnificent analysis of Winston Churchill's years of greatness/5(12).

Winston’s War: Churchill, – by Max Hastings, Alfred A. Knopf, New York,$ It’s not as though the world was screaming for another book about Winston Churchill, least of. Winston's War is a longish but fascinating novel of Great Britain in the s and in the first days of World War II.

The author is Michael Dobbs. This novel is the introductory volume in a series on Winston Churchill's rise to power as Prime Minister during Britain's darkest by: 1.

And, thank you for "Winston's War," another look at British political infighting. "Winston's War" has little enough to do with World War II, per se. It is all about the run-up to, and earliest days of the war, when Churchill's primary battle was with Neville Chamberlain and his Tory minions about appeasement, war preparedness, and political power/5().COVID Resources.

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