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Summary of Erik Larson's The Splendid and the Vile

Summary of Erik Larson's The Splendid and the Vile

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Get the Summary of Erik Larson's The Splendid and the Vile in 20 minutes. Please note: This is a summary & not the original book. Original book introduction: In The Splendid and the Vile, Erik Larson shows, in cinematic detail, 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, Chequers; 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-secret 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 moments.
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دار النشر: IRB Media
تاريخ الإصدار: 2021-03-01
ISBN رقم: 9781638154242
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