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"let this be your last stop on the learning train for there "this be your last stop on learning train for there many tales to discover as well as a wealth on details into how he thought and lived which are not explored here The selection of photographs and writings are a commendable set and Mr Arthur s een eye and sense of editing are to be noted as he has produced a biography that is elouent and terse simultaneously I won this work though the Goodreads program and it will be a valued addition to my collection It is worth to read it as it contains a lot of information and great photos This well presented book presented some stunning photographs I hadn t seen before and many well nown pictures and the stories behind them However I was slightly frustrated by the many omissions along the story of this great man s life Perhaps I have just read too many biographies of the Churchill family. Rtain Speech; daughter's suicide; death of second daughter Legacy Statesman; historian; Honorary Citizen of the United States; Nobel Prize Laureate final daysAuthor and chronicler Max Arthur includes Previously unpublished photographs of artifacts in the Churchill Archive Centre Family pictures and private correspondence Telegrams drafts of speeches press cuttings and official papers Ephemera like an early report card that describes him as very bad in constant trouble *to everybody Pictorial timelines Public correspondence and historical items given to him Fascinating and exhaustingly researched captions *everybody Pictorial timelines Public correspondence and historical items given to him Fascinating and exhaustingly researched captions uote. A very nice Coffee Table book about Churchill Interesting book *with a lot of pictures Very informative and enjoyable reading Outstanding read on this uniue individual CHURCHILL THE LIFE An *a lot of pictures Very informative and enjoyable reading Outstanding read on this uniue individual CHURCHILL THE LIFE An Pictorial Biography by Max Arthur is exactly the type of biography I enjoy the most I am not one to read biographies auto or not as I tend to find them much too detailed for my taste I want to read about a person to understand them and their times a bit better but I do not need to delve into every thing that happened in their entire life Give me the highlights with just a smidgeon of background so I can settle the accounting into the proper timeline of the person s life and let me go from there I find minute by minute accounts of a person s life taxing and at times utterly unbelievable I can hardly remember what I had for lunch ten days ago let alone a picnic on a hillside in the valley of the Rhine forty yeas ago. The life and times of the great statesman as he saw itAt 52nd Street and Madison Avenue in New York City sits Chartwell Books the only bookshop in the world specializing in books articles and memorabilia of Winston Churchill Further south in Manhattan is the Morgan Library and Museum where in 2012 a record 70000 visitors viewed the multimedia exhibition Churchill The Power of *WordsThis year is the 50th anniversary of Winston Churchill's death and coincidentally the 70th anniversary of V E Day * year is the 50th anniversary of Winston Churchill's death and coincidentally the 70th anniversary of V E Day stunning book commemorates the life of Britain's greatest leader and the best friend the United States ever hadEight. .
Which brings me to this lavishly illustrated synopsis of the great man s life This book serves as a sparkling introduction to Churchill s career for the newcomer and "a pictorial history to broaden a well read viewer s understanding of the man Chock a "pictorial history to broaden a well read viewer s understanding of the man Chock a crammed with both photos and copies of some important documents THE LIFE tells the tale of his birth his troubled times at boarding school remember teachers even the most troubling of youths can emerge from their young chrysalis as a staunch butterfly his early military career and his rise in British politics Throughout the book ey moments of his life and times are illustrated with enlightening photographs of the man his family and the ey peoples of his time From young Army officer to WWII Prime Minister and every stop in between it is all here in a *Concise And Orderly Fashion But Consider Book A Mere *and orderly fashion But consider this a mere into one of the 20th century s leading. Sections narrate Churchill's monumental life and achievements Youth 1874 1903 Unhappy son of a British duke and American mother; student; father's death Early Military Career 1898 1916 Soldier; war reporter; escaped prisoner; author; husband and father Early Political Career 1899 1922 Decorated soldier; parliamentarian; government minister The First World War Political defeat and blunders; American lecture tour; government minister Rising through the ranks Political legacy of the Great War; government minister; painter; farmer The Second World War Prime Minister; V E Day Post War Years Political defeat; Iron Cu.