⫸ Download Hardcover [  ☆ The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill: Defender of the Realm, 1940-1965 ] For Free ❚ Ebook By William Manchester ⇿ ⫸ Download Hardcover [ ☆ The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill: Defender of the Realm, 1940-1965 ] For Free ❚ Ebook By William Manchester ⇿ Starred Review The second volume of the late Manchesters Churchill biography The Last Lion Alone, 1988 left its audience in suspense with Churchills appointment as British prime minister in May 1940 and in anticipation of how Manchester would present Churchills and Britains finest hour in WWII Foiled by illness, Manchester tapped Paul Reid, who has magnificently completed Manchesters work Opening with a character sketch of Churchill in his multifaceted guises of sentimentality, egotistical insensitivity, and brilliance, Reid dives into Churchills war leadership in 1940 that is the cynosure of his place in history Reids got the research right, down to the day, down to the minute He shows Churchill defying Hitler and appeasersthe French leadership and figures in the British governmentwho even in 1940 thought peace could be arranged with the triumphant Nazis As Reid chronicles Churchills public speeches, communications, and strategy sessions, he affords regular glimpses at Churchills private aspectshis wittiness, sybaritic consumption of scotch and cigars, and moods bordering on depression If reading Churchills life after 1945 entails an unavoidably anticlimactic quality, Reid nevertheless ably chronicles its main events of writing his WWII memoirs and assuming his second premiership of 195155 Manchester was one of the best Churchill biographers, and this capstone to his magnum opus ought not be missed Gilbert TaylorBefore his death in 2004, an ill Manchester asked former Cox newspapers journalist Reid to take his research notes and finish writing the final volume of his trilogy The long delayed majestic account of Winston Churchill s last twenty five years is worth the wait Manchester and Reid matches the outstanding quality of biographers such as Robert Caro and Edmund Morris, joining this elite bank of writers who devote their lives to one subject Publishers Weekly starred review Reid s got the research right, down to the day, down to the minuteAs Reid chronicles Churchill s private aspects his wittiness, sybaritic consumption of scotch and cigars, and moods bordering on depressionManchester was one of the best Churchill biographers, and this capstone to his magnum opus ought not to be missed Booklist Reid learned well from Manchester, and the finished book is a worthy conclusion to what must be considered one of the most thorough treatments of Churchill so far produced An essential conclusion to Manchester s magnum opus Library Journal starred review General readers, as always, will be taken by Manchester s boundless abilities as a storyteller Essential for Manchester collectors, WWII buffs, and Churchill completists Kirkus Reviews starred review From master 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