The Last Lion 1: Visions of Glory 1874-1932 (The Last Lion #1) by William Manchester

bookshelves: autumn-2015, dip-in-now-and-again, biography, nonfiction, published-1983, tbr-busting-2015

Read from April 06, 2013 to September 05, 2015
Description: Winston Spencer Churchill: Visions of Glory 1874-1932
When Winston Spencer Churchill was born in Blenheim Palace, Imperial Britain stood at the splendid pinnacle of her power. Yet within a few years, the Empire would hover on the brink of a catastrophic new era. This first volume of the best-selling biography of the adventurer, aristocrat, soldier, and statesman covers the first 58 years of the remarkable man whose courageous vision guided the destiny of those darkly troubled times and who looms today as one of the greatest figures of the 20th century.

excellent – straight onto book 2…


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