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    Erik Larson is my favorite author of nonfiction He writes books that just grab me as well as always teaching me something new Looking back on Churchill it’s easy to assume he was always loved and admired But t

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    What a poignant read for the times we are in as the world is fighting a different type of war without the guns and bombs and those in government must make the tough decisions to keep us safe A few Winston Church

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    A terrific account of the 'darkest hour' from the perspective of the Churchills Mr Larson has a special talent which allows him to engage a reader and leave them satisfied like myself This non fiction is about th

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    Few authors are as gifted writing ‘non fiction’ that reads like ‘fiction’ as Erik Larson does With tenacity and sensitivity Larson gives us an compelling account of history by humanizing the facts with the interesting array of characters Larson masterfully reimagines the “The Blitz and the Battle of Britain” bombs dropping German invasion in uniuely human terms filled with personal and political dramatragedies of war

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    This was fascinating thrilling and filled with those go team moments Britain and the world VS Hitler I took my time to read this history filled

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    This is splendid intense emotional perfectly crafted and so far one of the best nonfictions I’ve read The author’s fantastic tal

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    “Never was there such a contrast of natural splendor and human vileness” John Colville’s diary entry about the peculiar beaut

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    I have read several books by Eric Larson but “ Devil In The White City” was always my favorite but after reading “The Splendid And The Vile” this one is a tie for me with the above bookI have never read another author who can make learning about history engaging and easily readable It was a bit hard to read in part because of the pandemic we are still struggling with However it was such a story of human strength determi

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    Publication day has finally arrived EnjoyBe sure to set aside plenty of time to work your way through this deep exploration of one year in the life of Churchill and those close to him It will reuire some patience but if you're not inclined to read the multi volume biographies about him this book is an effectiv

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    An airplain carrying Hitler Goebbels and Göring crashes all three are killed Who is saved? The German people joke in Berlin during the Blitz

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On Winston Churchill's first day as prime minister Adolf Hitler invaded Holland and Belgium Poland and Czechoslovakia had already fallen and the Dunkirk evacuation was just two weeks away For the next twelve months Hitler would wage a relentless bombing campaign killing 45000 Britons It was up to Churchill to hold his country together and persuade President Franklin Roosevelt that Britain was a worthy ally and willing to fight to the endIn The Splendid and the Vil. A terrific account of the darkest hour from the perspective of the Churchills Mr Larson has a special talent which allows him to engage a reader and leave them satisfied like myself This non fiction is about the times when Great Britain was on the verge of falling into the Nazi hands and regime and yet Churchill and his charisma at that very moment prevented the catastrophy The is not much politics although one might expect a huge portion of it opening a book in which Winston Churchill is the dominating figure The book is about the spirit that kept the British carrying on during the omnipresent threat of invasion Personally I found the family accounts and the ways Mr Churchill sought to involve the USA in the war fascinating The PM was aware of the importance of aid that could be delivered over the Atlantic The Splendid and the Vile does not focus on the British Isles alone but presents the Nazi perseverance in attempting to conuer them as well A truly highly recommended book of defiance that led to the liberation of Europe in the later years of WW2 The Secret Treasons invaded Holland and Belgium Poland and Czechoslovakia had already fallen and the Dunkirk evacuation was just two weeks away For the next twelve months Hitler would wage a relentless bombing campaign killing 45000 Britons It was up to Churchill to hold his country together and persuade President Franklin Roosevelt that Britain was a worthy ally and willing to fight to the endIn The Splendid and the Vil. A terrific account of the darkest hour from the perspective of the Churchills Mr Larson has a special talent which allows him to engage a reader and leave them satisfied like myself This non fiction مريض الوهم is about the times when Great Britain was on the verge of falling The Hypochondriacs Guide To Life And Death into the Nazi hands and regime and yet Churchill and his charisma at that very moment prevented the catastrophy The ¡Arde Troya! (Las aventuras de Ogú, Mampato y Rena, is not much politics although one might expect a huge portion of Doctor y campeón it opening a book La corruptrice in which Winston Churchill Sweet for Her (Sweet Curves is the dominating figure The book The Purpose-Guided Universe is about the spirit that kept the British carrying on during the omnipresent threat of The Abel & Cole Veg Box Companion invasion Personally I found the family accounts and the ways Mr Churchill sought to The Academy involve the USA Full Dark, No Stars in the war fascinating The PM was aware of the If Only Once (The Martelli Brothers, importance of aid that could be delivered over the Atlantic The Splendid and the Vile does not focus on the British Isles alone but presents the Nazi perseverance 1000 sitios que ver en España al menos una vez en la vida in attempting to conuer them as well A truly highly recommended book of defiance that led to the liberation of Europe La ética de la crueldad in the later years of WW2

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Cret intelligence reports some released only recently Larson provides a new lens on London's darkest year through the day to day experience of Churchill and his family his wife Clementine; their youngest daughter Mary who chafes against her parents' wartime protectiveness; their son Randolph and his beautiful unhappy wife Pamela; Pamela's illicit lover a dashing American emissary; and the advisers in Churchill's Secret Circle to whom he turns in the hardest moment. Never was there such a contrast of natural splendor and human vileness John Colville s diary entry about the peculiar beauty of watching bombs fall over the city What better time than during a pandemic to read about the unrelenting courage of a people during one of the darkest periods of history During the Blitz Londoners endured fifty seven consecutive nights of bombing Tens of thousands of people died How did the people endure such a terrifying ordeal What was it like living day after day knowing that during the night the bombs would rain down and you might be one of the many who would dieHow did they endure Churchill s determination unrelenting optimism and elouent speeches encouraged the people and gave them hope He emboldened them to realize the part they played in this moment in history Amid the sheer terror of the relentless bombings Churchill was an extraordinary leader and a beacon of hope Churchill was a brilliant orator who never wavered in telling the people the hard truth but always followed it with optimism and an unwavering conviction that England would prevail His courage was inspiring and his is a picture of true leadership But he was also a man who had his flaws uirks and idiosyncrasies There was opposition to appointing him as Prime Minister but at this particular moment in history he was the right man for the job and he got it right Covering Winston Churchill s first year in office between May 1940 and May 1941 Larson known for his exhaustive research used personal journals archival documents and intelligence reports Through these we learn of the everyday lives of ordinary citizens as well as those of Churchill his family and the people closest to him No family is perfect including Churchill s The stories of his wife Clementine his daughter Mary who ended up being one of my favorite characters his son Randall and daughter in law Pamela provided much of the human interest stories making this such a readable book Though the subject is grim there s no shortage of humorous storiesPlenty of books have been written about WWII and The Blitz but only Erik Larson can tell it in an original way that makes history come alive I felt as if I lived this story with these characters It reads like a thrilling novel but every word every conversation is true and I wasn t ready for the book to end Larson writes history for people who think they don t like history This is a true gem don t miss it I received a digital copy of the book via NetGalley All opinions are my own Fire in the Sky intelligence reports some released only recently Larson provides a new lens on London's darkest year through the day to day experience of Churchill and his family his wife Clementine; their youngest daughter Mary who chafes against her parents' wartime protectiveness; their son Randolph and his beautiful unhappy wife Pamela; Pamela's olga spessivtzeva illicit lover a dashing American emissary; and the advisers ¡Que vengan cuando quieran! in Churchill's Secret Circle to whom he turns I Am Providence in the hardest moment. 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E Erik Larson shows how Churchill taught the British people the art of being fearless It is a story of political brinkmanship but it's also an intimate domestic drama set against the backdrop of Churchill's prime ministerial country home Cheuers; his wartime retreat Ditchley where he and his entourage go when the moon is brightest and the bombing threat is highest; and of course 10 Downing Street in London Drawing on diaries original archival documents and once se. Few authors are as gifted writing non fiction that reads like fiction as Erik Larson does With tenacity and sensitivity Larson gives us an compelling account of history by humanizing the facts with the interesting array of characters Larson masterfully reimagines the The Blitz and the Battle of Britain bombs dropping German invasion in uniuely human terms filled with personal and political dramatragedies of war love family friends colleagues infidelity divorce and relationship frictions were harrowingThe result of Larson s non fiction storytelling craftingfollowing Winston Churchill s first year as Prime Minister is a spectacular page turning book5 very strong stars I had heard it was excellent I was simply waiting for my library turn Human beings are so stupid from Churchill s journal His observations were not wrong AndIs this history tale relevant to today s current events You betchaErik Larson can t do uninteresting books Blessings to all