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Churchill Defiant - Fighting On: 1945-1955

Barbara Leaming

New York Times bestselling biographer Barbara Leaming has written a riveting political dramaof the last ten years of Winston Churchill's public life. In Churchill Defiant, Leaming tells the tumultuous behind-the-scenes story of Churchill's refusal to retire after his 1945 electoral defeat, and the bare-knuckled political and personal battles that ensued. Her ground-breaking biography Jack Kennedy: The Education of a Statesman, was the first to detail Churchill's extraordinary influence on Kennedy's thinking. Now in Churchill Defiant, Leaming gives us a vivid and compelling narrative that sheds fresh light on both the human dimension of Winston Churchill and on the struggles and achievements of his final years. At last, in Leaming's eloquent account, we understand the tangled web of personal relationships and rivalries, the intricate interplay of past and present, the looming sense of history that makes the story of these years as fascinating as anything in the extraordinary century-long saga of Winston Churchill's life.

New York Times bestselling biographer Barbara Leaming has written a riveting political dramaof the last ten years of Winston Churchill's public life. In Churchill Defiant, Leaming tells the tumultuous behind-the-scenes story of Churchill's refusal to retire after his 1945 electoral defeat, and the bare-knuckled political and personal battles that ensued. Her ground-breaking biography Jack Kennedy: The Education of a Statesman, was the first to detail Churchill's extraordinary influence on Kennedy's thinking. Now in Churchill Defiant, Leaming gives us a vivid and compelling narrative that sheds fresh light on both the human dimension of Winston Churchill and on the struggles and achievements of his final years. At last, in Leaming's eloquent account, we understand the tangled web of personal relationships and rivalries, the intricate interplay of past and present, the looming sense of history that makes the story of these years as fascinating as anything in the extraordinary century-long saga of Winston Churchill's life.
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New York Times bestselling biographer Barbara Leaming has written a riveting political dramaof the last ten years of Winston Churchill's public life. In Churchill Defiant, Leaming tells the tumultuous behind-the-scenes story of Churchill's refusal to retire after his 1945 electoral defeat, and the bare-knuckled political and personal battles that ensued. Her ground-breaking biography Jack Kennedy: The Education of a Statesman, was the first to detail Churchill's extraordinary influence on Kennedy's thinking. Now in Churchill Defiant, Leaming gives us a vivid and compelling narrative that sheds fresh light on both the human dimension of Winston Churchill and on the struggles and achievements of his final years. At last, in Leaming's eloquent account, we understand the tangled web of personal relationships and rivalries, the intricate interplay of past and present, the looming sense of history that makes the story of these years as fascinating as anything in the extraordinary century-long saga of Winston Churchill's life.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Simon Prebble

Length:

10h 55m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Introduction
Introduction

00:23


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

49:15


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

29:47


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

17:05


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

15:45


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

15:56


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

24:13


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

27:15


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

17:02


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

32:22


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

25:23


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

18:09


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

57:45


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

21:35


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

38:00


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

35:24


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

59:11


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

30:11


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

39:22


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

58:51


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

41:49


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

00:44