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The Churchills : A Family at the Heart of History - from the Duke of Marlborough to Winston Churchill

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There never was a Churchill from John of Marlborough down who had either morals or principles', so said Gladstone. From the First Duke of Marlborough - soldier of genius, restless empire-builder and cuckolder of Charles II - onwards, the Churchills have been politicians, gamblers and profligates, heroes and womanisers.

The Churchills is a richly layered portrait of an extraordinary set of men and women - grandly ambitious, regularly impecunious, impulsive, arrogant and brave. And towering above the Churchill clan is the figure of Winston - his failures and his triumphs shown in a new and revealing context - ultimately our 'greatest Briton'.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 640 pages
  • 126 x 196 x 50mm | 557.92g
  • Abacus
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Section: 32, b/w photos
  • 0349119783
  • 9780349119786
  • 28,261

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Meticulously detailed . . . eminently readable. --Walter Olson
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About Mary S. Lovell

Mary Lovell is a fellow of the Royal Geographical Society. She is the author of seven previous biographies including the bestselling THE MITFORD GIRLS.
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