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    Erik Larson is my favorite author of nonfiction He writes books that just grab me as well as always teaching me something new Looking back on Churchill it’s easy to assume he was always loved and admired But that’s not the case He had many detractors on both sides of the pond Larson does a wonderful job of

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    What a poignant read for the times we are in as the world is fighting a different type of war without the guns and bombs and those in government must make the tough decisions to keep us safe A few Winston Churchills wouldn’t go amiss in heading the Governments of today Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few Sir Winston Churchill I have always had a gra for Winston Churchill and was

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    A terrific account of the 'darkest hour' from the perspective of the Churchills Mr Larson has a special talent which allows him to engage a reader and leave them satisfied like myself This non fiction is about the times when Great Britain was on the verge of falling into the Nazi hands and regime and yet Churchill and his charisma at that very moment prevented the catastrophy The is not much politics although one might expect a hu

  4. says:

    Few authors are as gifted writing ‘non fiction’ that reads like ‘fiction’ as Erik Larson does With tenacity and sensitivity

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    This was fascinating thrilling and filled with those go team moments Britain and the world VS Hitler I took my time to read this history filled book It was part memoir of Winston Churchill's first year as Prime Minister of Britain during WWII

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    This is splendid intense emotional perfectly crafted and so far one of the best nonfictions I’ve read The author’s fantastic talented writing hooks you from the beginning and you see so many similarities about the portrait of Churchill has been adapted into Joe Wright’s movie Darkest Hour which has been brought Gary Oldman an Oscar statuette We learned so much about Battle of Britain and how British folks’ destin

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    “Never was there such a contrast of natural splendor and human vileness” John Colville’s diary entry about the peculiar beauty of watching bombs fall over the city What better time than during a pandemic to r

  8. says:

    I have read several books by Eric Larson but “ Devil In The White City” was always my favorite but after reading “The Splendid And The

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    Publication day has finally arrived EnjoyBe sure to set aside plenty of time to work your way through this deep exploration of one year in the life of Churchill and those close to him It will reuire some patience

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    An airplain carrying Hitler Goebbels and Göring crashes all three are killed Who is saved The German people joke

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Cret intelligence reports some released only recently Larson provides a new lens on London's darkest year through the day to day experience of Churchill and his family his wife Clementine; their youngest daughter Mary who chafes against her parents' wartime protectiveness; their son Randolph and his beautiful unhappy wife Pamela; Pamela's illicit lover a dashing American emissary; and the advisers in Churchill's Secret Circle to whom he turns in the hardest moment Publication day has finally arrived EnjoyBe sure to set aside plenty of time to work your way through this deep exploration of one year in the life of Churchill and those close to him It will reuire some patience but if you re not inclined to read the multi volume biographies about him this book is an effective distillation of the man as he navigated his first year as prime minister May 10 1940 through May 10 1941 was a pivotal year with the fate of England entirely uncertain and world domination by Hitler a frightening possibility We know now that everything eventually came out right but at the time that outcome was by no means a given German invasion by sea appeared likely Would England be under Nazi occupation like the rest of EuropeThroughout this year the English people were repeatedly traumatized by devastating bombing raids The death toll and destruction was stunning What was this year like for Winston Churchill and those close to him Larson uses diaries letters and other historical documents to reconstruct this time for him his family aides and other government figures While Winston determined the fate of his country his eighteen year old daughter Mary was doing all the frivolous things wealthy young girls do war or no war Falling in love with the wrong boy going to dances and parties and visiting her friends in the countryside His son Randolph was doing what he always did racking up gambling debts and getting drunk John Colville Churchill s private secretary was suffering over unreuited love And of course Lord Beaverbrook tried to resign about a dozen times when all he really wanted was for Winston to beg him to stay onAs with any Churchill portrait his amusing idiosyncrasies and peccadilloes are on full display here He had to have two baths per day and the water had to be 98 degrees He had no body shame and shocked and embarrassed people with his full or partial nudity Late at night he put military marches on the gramophone and paraded up and down in his pale blue onesie toting his old rifleHe was a difficult man irascible demanding and moody But he was also tenderhearted forgiving and easily moved to tears I came away from this book with a feeling of relief that Churchill was the one at the helm when he was needed most This was the year that mattered and he had just the right combination of skills and personality traits to stay the course juggle strategies and maintain high morale among the citizens Hitler and Goring and Goebbels were repeatedly confounded by his unwillingness to surrender or sue for peace They thought if they just dropped enough bombs he would have to give in eventually They severely underestimated his resolve his resourcefulness and his patriotism KBO was his motto and KBO he did Degrees of Elevation provides a new lens on London's darkest year through the day to day experience of Churchill and his family his wife Clementine; 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On Winston Churchill's first day as prime minister Adolf Hitler invaded Holland and Belgium Poland and Czechoslovakia had already fallen and the Dunkirk evacuation was just two weeks away For the next twelve months Hitler would wage a relentless bombing campaign killing 45000 Britons It was up to Churchill to hold his country together and persuade President Franklin Roosevelt that Britain was a worthy ally and willing to fight to the endIn The Splendid and the Vil A terrific account of the darkest hour from the perspective of the Churchills Mr Larson has a special talent which allows him to engage a reader and leave them satisfied like myself This non fiction is about the times when Great Britain was on the verge of falling into the Nazi hands and regime and yet Churchill and his charisma at that very moment prevented the catastrophy The is not much politics although one might expect a huge portion of it opening a book in which Winston Churchill is the dominating figure The book is about the spirit that kept the British carrying on during the omnipresent threat of invasion Personally I found the family accounts and the ways Mr Churchill sought to involve the USA in the war fascinating The PM was aware of the importance of aid that could be delivered over the Atlantic The Splendid and the Vile does not focus on the British Isles alone but presents the Nazi perseverance in attempting to conuer them as well A truly highly recommended book of defiance that led to the liberation of Europe in the later years of WW2 The Freeze-Frame Revolution prime minister Adolf Hitler invaded Holland and Belgium Poland and Czechoslovakia had already fallen and the Dunkirk evacuation was just two weeks away For the next twelve months Hitler would wage a relentless bombing campaign killing 45000 Britons It was up to Churchill to hold his country together and The New-York Review, and Atheneum Magazine, Vol. 2 persuade President Franklin Roosevelt that Britain was a worthy ally and willing to fight to the endIn The Splendid and the Vil A terrific account of the darkest hour from the Mon patron voulait que je tape les seins nus perspective of the Churchills Mr Larson has a special talent which allows him to engage a reader and leave them satisfied like myself This non fiction is about the times when Great Britain was on the verge of falling into the Nazi hands and regime and yet Churchill and his charisma at that very moment His Christmas Cowgirl (Wildflower Ranch prevented the catastrophy The is not much The Doctors Dating Bargain politics although one might expect a huge The Collection portion of it opening a book in which Winston Churchill is the dominating figure The book is about the spirit that kept the British carrying on during the omnipresent threat of invasion Personally I found the family accounts and the ways Mr Churchill sought to involve the USA in the war fascinating The PM was aware of the importance of aid that could be delivered over the Atlantic The Splendid and the Vile does not focus on the British Isles alone but Whispers of Feathers presents the Nazi Mount série tome 3 - L'empire du mal perseverance in attempting to conuer them as well A truly highly recommended book of defiance that led to the liberation of Europe in the later years of WW2

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E Erik Larson shows how Churchill taught the British people the art of being fearless It is a story of political brinkmanship but it's also an intimate domestic drama set against the backdrop of Churchill's prime ministerial country home Cheuers; his wartime retreat Ditchley where he and his entourage go when the moon is brightest and the bombing threat is highest; and of course 10 Downing Street in London Drawing on diaries original archival documents and once se Few authors are as gifted writing non fiction that reads like fiction as Erik Larson does With tenacity and sensitivity Larson gives us an compelling account of history by humanizing the facts with the interesting array of characters Larson masterfully reimagines the The Blitz and the Battle of Britain bombs dropping German invasion in uniuely human terms filled with personal and political dramatragedies of war love family friends colleagues infidelity divorce and relationship frictions were harrowingThe result of Larson s non fiction storytelling craftingfollowing Winston Churchill s first year as Prime Minister is a spectacular page turning book5 very strong stars I had heard it was excellent I was simply waiting for my library turn Human beings are so stupid from Churchill s journal His observations were not wrong AndIs this history tale relevant to today s current events You betchaErik Larson can t do uninteresting books Blessings to all The Line people the art of being fearless It is a story of Your Naughty Playmate 3 - Cuckolding Fantasy political brinkmanship but it's also an intimate domestic drama set against the backdrop of Churchill's Haute Chinese Cuisine from the Kitchen of Wakiya prime ministerial country home Cheuers; his wartime retreat Ditchley where he and his entourage go when the moon is brightest and the bombing threat is highest; and of course 10 Downing Street in London Drawing on diaries original archival documents and once se Few authors are as gifted writing non fiction that reads like fiction as Erik Larson does With tenacity and sensitivity Larson gives us an compelling account of history by humanizing the facts with the interesting array of characters Larson masterfully reimagines the The Blitz and the Battle of Britain bombs dropping German invasion in uniuely human terms filled with Twisted personal and The Exploration of the Male Anatomy political dramatragedies of war love family friends colleagues infidelity divorce and relationship frictions were harrowingThe result of Larson s non fiction storytelling craftingfollowing Winston Churchill s first year as Prime Minister is a spectacular Transforming Multilateral Diplomacy: The Inside Story of the Sustainable Development Goals page turning book5 very strong stars I had heard it was excellent I was simply waiting for my library turn Human beings are so stupid from Churchill s journal His observations were not wrong AndIs this history tale relevant to today s current events You betchaErik Larson can t do uninteresting books Blessings to all