When Churchill died, one might have thought that it was not a man who was being borne to his grave, but British history itself - a resplendent, fortunate history whose last illustrious chapter Churchill himself had written almost a quarter of a century before.
About the Author
Sebastian Haffner was "one of the outstanding figures in European journalism." Guardian (1999).
He emigrated to London from Berlin in the 1930s and became a vocal critic of the Nazi regime, writing influential articles in the Observer. After the war, he became Germany's pre-eminent political commentator. His many books include Germany, Jekyll and Hyde and The Meaning of Hitler and most recently, Defying Hitler : A Memoir (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2002).
'One of the most brilliant things of any length written about Churchill' TLS
|Father and Son 1874-1895||p. 1|
|Young Churchill 1895-1900||p. 16|
|The Radical 1901-1914||p. 30|
|The High-Flyer Crashes 1914-1917||p. 44|
|The Reactionary 1917-1929||p. 59|
|One Against All 1929-1939||p. 75|
|Deja vu 1939-1940||p. 92|
|The Man of Destiny 1940-1942||p. 103|
|Triumph and Tragedy 1942-1945||p. 122|
|The Final Struggle 1945-1965||p. 142|
|Further Reading||p. 170|
|Picture Sources||p. 177|
Series: Life & Times S.
Number Of Pages: 182
Published: 1st May 2005
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.5 x 12.8 x 1.3
Weight (kg): 0.271