Hero of the Empire: The Making of Winston Churchill By : Candice Millard

Hero of the Empire: The Making of Winston Churchill

At the age of twenty-four, Winston Churchill already believed he was destined for greatness. This is the incredible story of how one incredible year in Churchill's life - an adventure involving war in South Africa, imprisonment, endurance and escape - would be the making of one of the most extraordinary men in history.

'Few can match the originality and narrative power of Candice Millard's elegantly written and surprisingly revealing account of the young Churchill's exploits' Saul David, Daily Telegraph

'A thrilling account ... This book is an awesome nail-biter and top-notch character study rolled into one' Jennifer Senior, The New York Times, Books of the Year

Gripping ... thrilling ... Millard tells it with gusto ... casts an interestingly oblique light on Churchill's personality, and on a traumatic war' Lucy Hughes-Hallett, Observer, Books of the Year

'Completely engrossing' Andrew Roberts

Book Details

Number of Pages: 400 Pages
Bar Code: 9780141984193
Publisher: Penguin Books

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  • Author: Candice Millard
    Publication Date: 30/11/-0001
    Binding: Paperback
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