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Churchill (Macmillan)

Churchill (Macmillan)

Roy Jenkins uses his skills as an acclaimed biographer to analyse Churchill’s exceptional character in all its strengths and attendant weaknesses. He describes how from a very young age Churchill knew that he was destined to play a great role in the life of the nation and how he prepared himself to meet that challenge. Using his own experience as well as his formidable knowledge of the political history of Britain, Jenkins illuminates Churchill’s parliamentary career with all its campaigns, elections, and changes of allegiance, its troughs and its peaks.

About the Author

Roy Jenkins

Former Home Secretary, Chancellor of the Exchequer and President of the European Commission, Roy Jenkins is currently Chancellor of the University of Oxford and President of the Royal Society of Literature.