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Churchill: A Biography

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Roy Jenkins

Narrated By: Robert Whitfield

Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks

Date: July 2010

Duration: 37 hours 42 minutes

Summary:

Winston Churchill is an icon of modern history. From a very young age, Churchill believed he was destined to play a great role in the life of his nation, and he determined to prepare himself. Roy Jenkins shows in fascinating detail how Churchill educated himself for greatness, how he worked out his livelihood through writing as well as his professional life in politics, and how he situated himself at every major site or moment in British imperial and governmental life. His parliamentary career was like no other, with its changes of party allegiance, its troughs and humiliations, its triumphs and peaks.

In this magisterial book, Roy Jenkins' unparalleled command of Britain's political history and his own high-level government experience provide a nuanced appreciation of his extraordinary subject. Exceptional in its breadth of knowledge and distinguished by a penetrating intelligence, this is one of the finest political biographies of our time.

"This is far and away Churchill's best one-volume biography."-Arthur Schlesinger

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  • Maria Y

    Very informative but narration was a little to fast for me.

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