The Last Lion

Co-author and designated literary heir Paul Reid picks up the banner dropped by William Manchester at his death in 2004 and brings to an elegant and stirring conclusion the massive three-volume biography of Winston Churchill begun some thirty years prior. Encompassing both the pinnacle and nadir of Churchill's power, this book is a fitting capstone to two unprecedented lives -- those of subject and biographer.

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