The Last Lion Box Set

The Last Lion Box Set

Description

Universally acclaimed for their compelling narrative, their fresh insights, and their objective renderings of Winston Churchill's life, THE LAST LION trilogy presents a revelatory and unparalleled portrait of this brilliant, flawed, and dynamic adventurer, aristocrat, soldier, and statesman. Born at the end of the 19th century when Imperial Britain still stood at the splendid pinnacle of her power, Churchill would witness the shift a few years later as the Empire hovered on the brink of a catastrophic new era. One of the greatest wartime leaders of our time, he would go on to stand alone, politically isolated in Parliament, as he took the lead in warning of the growing Nazi threat, and would lead Britain to victory against Nazi Germany and the Axis powers in World War II.

Now, celebrated historian William Manchester's landmark biographies are collected together for the first time, along with the eagerly anticipated final installment Churchill's last years in power. More than thirty years in the making, THE LAST LION is the definitive work on this remarkable man whose courageous vision guided the destiny of a nation during darkly troubled times-and who looms as one of the greatest figures of our century.


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Details

Author(s)
William Manchester, Paul Reid
Format
Hardback | 3008 pages
Dimensions
163 x 254 x 160mm | 4,286g
Publication date
15 Dec 2012
Publisher
Little, Brown & Company
Publication City/Country
New York, United States
Language
English
Illustrations note
55 b/w photos throughout; 29 maps; 64 pp b/w photos on text stock
ISBN10
0316227781
ISBN13
9780316227780
Bestsellers rank
158,088