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Churchill (Paperback)

A Graphic Biography

WWII Greenhill Books Greenhill: WWII Churchill Biographies

By Vincent Delmas, Francois Kersaudy, Foreword by Andrew. Roberts, Illustrations by Alessio Cammardella, Illustrations by Christophe Regnalt
Greenhill Books
Pages: 120
ISBN: 9781784385125
Published: 28th February 2020


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'A full and wholly fair representation of the most adventurous life in the history of British politics..there is not a word I would have changed in the text of this excellent graphical account' - Andrew Roberts

‘A wholly original and fresh approach to historical biography. Churchill would have been delighted to be a comic book hero!’ - Phil Reed, Emeritus Director, Churchill War Rooms

‘A novel and riveting re-telling of the Churchill legend’ - Professor Gary Sheffield

Sir Winston Churchill is considered one of the most important figures of the 20th Century.

This innovative graphic biography tells his extraordinary story, from his upbringing, through his military exploits and experience of the First World War, to his pivotal role in the Second World War. It explores the details of Churchill’s life within its historical and political context and brings the story to vivid life with precision, clarity and stunning visuals.

With a foreword by leading Churchill historian Andrew Roberts, the biography is followed by a series of information pages on Churchill and the War, providing further background to the story and the opportunity to explore some of the ideas in the book in more detail.

Beautifully drawn, bursting with facts and highly accessible, this graphic biography will introduce a whole new generation of readers to Churchill’s incredible career and important legacy.

Aimed at all ages, this is billed as a 'new and inventive' graphic depiction of the life of Winston Churchill.

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About Francois Kersaudy

Born in 1948, François Kersaudy, OBE, FRSL, is a former research fellow at Keble College, Oxford, and a professor at the University of Paris I - Panthéon-Sorbonne. Known in the UK for this two books Churchill and de Gaulle and Norway 1940 (Collins, 1981 and 1990 ) he also wrote the only French biographies of Goering, Mountbatten and MacArthur, and is best known in France for his prize-winning biography of Winston Churchill (Tallandier, 2000). Professor Kersaudy is also a chronicler writing for the French weekly Le Point.fr.

About Andrew. Roberts

Andrew Roberts is a British historian and journalist. His modern works have focused on World War II figures, and his work was the basis for the BBC series Hitler and Churchill (2013). He won the 2010 British Army Military Book of the Year for The Storm of War: A New History of the Second World War (2009) and the Prix du Jury des Grand Prix de la Fondation Napoléon in 2014 for won the award for Napoleon the Great.

Roberts is currently a Visiting Professor at King’s College London and a Lehrman Institute Distinguished Lecturer at the New York Historical Society. He regularly writes for publications such as The Spectator and The Daily Telegraph.

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