Hero Of The Empire

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At the age of 24, Winston Churchill already believed he was destined for greatness. This is the incredible story of how one incredible year in Churchill’s life – an adventure involving war in South Africa, imprisonment, endurance and escape – would be the making of one of the most extraordinary men in history.

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‘Thrilling, tremendously enjoyable’ The New York Times
‘A nail-biting escape story’ Financial Times

At the age of twenty-four, Winston Churchill already believed he was destined for greatness. This is the incredible story of how one incredible year in Churchill’s life – an adventure involving war in South Africa, imprisonment, endurance and escape – would be the making of one of the most extraordinary men in history.

‘Few can match the originality and narrative power of Candice Millard’s elegantly written and surprisingly revealing account of the young Churchill’s exploits’ Saul David, Daily Telegraph

‘A thrilling account … This book is an awesome nail-biter and top-notch character study rolled into one’ Jennifer Senior, The New York Times, Books of the Year

Gripping … thrilling … Millard tells it with gusto … casts an interestingly oblique light on Churchill’s personality, and on a traumatic war’ Lucy Hughes-Hallett, Observer, Books of the Year

‘Completely engrossing’ Andrew Roberts

Additional information

Weight 0.315 kg
Dimensions 19.8 × 12.9 × 2.3 cm
Author

Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

ix, 381 , 16 unnumbered of plates

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

968.04831092 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K