The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill download free [PDF and Ebook] by William Manchester

The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill download free [PDF and Ebook] by William Manchester year 1989
  • Book name: The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill
  • Author: William Manchester
  • Release date: 1989/4/22
  • Publisher: BANTAM DOUBLEDAY DELL PUBLISHING GROUP INC
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: History and Archaeology
  • ISBN: 9780385313315
  • Rating: 8.21 of 10
  • Votes: 562
  • Review by: Brooklynn Lovett
  • Review rating: 7.02 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/5
  • Total pages: 800
  • Includes a PDF summary of 71 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: In this powerful biography, the middle volume of William Manchester's critically acclaimed trilogy, Winston Churchill wages his defining campaign: not against Hitler's war machine but against his own reluctant countrymen. Manchester contends that even more than his leadership in combat, Churchill's finest hour was the uphill battle against appeasement. As Parliament received with jeers and scorn his warnings against the growing Nazi threat, Churchill stood alone-only to be vindicated by history as a beacon of hope amid the gathering storm. Praise for The Last Lion: Alone 'Manchester has such control over a huge and moving narrative, such illumination of character . . . that he can claim the considerable achievement of having assembled enough powerful evidence to support Isaiah Berlin's judgment of Churchill as 'the largest human being of our time.''-The New Yorker 'Memorable.'-San Francisco Chronicle 'Stirring . . . As Manchester points out several times, it's as if the age, having produced a Hitler, then summoned Churchill as the only figure equal to the task of vanquishing him. The years Alone are the pivotal years of Churchill's career.'-The Boston Sunday Globe 'The best Churchill biography [for] this generation . . . Even readers who know the basic story will find much that is new.'-Newsweek 'A triumph . . . equal in stature to the first volume of the series.'-Newsday 'Vivid . . . history in the grand manner.'-The Washington Post 'Compelling reading.'-The Times (London)
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 55H33M20S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Central Government, British & Irish History, World War 2 Books, Biography: Historical, Political & Military, 20th Century History: C 1900 To C 2000, Biography: General
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 30.10 USD
  • Dimensions: 140x203x43.69mm
  • Weight: 794g
  • Printed by: Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group
  • Published in: New York, United States
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