Winston Churchill was one of the most crucial figures during the Second World War. Widely known as a Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955, he was also one of the best orators, writer, competent politician, and a Nobel prize laureate in literature. But what kind of person he was before?
Read his autobiography My Early Life: 1874-1904, and you will find all the answers. Here are the exciting first thirty years in the life of one of the most provocative and irresistible leaders of the 20th century.
One of the greatest figures of his time, Winston Churchill was the most eloquent and vigorous spokesman against Nazi Germany. In his autobiography, he recalls his childhood, his schooling, his years as a war correspondent in South Africa during the Boer War, as well as his first steps in politics as a member of Parliament. This book not only gives readers insights into the forming of a great leader but, as Churchill himself wrote, “a picture of a vanished age.” If you want to fully understand the personality of Churchill and his times, be sure to My Early Life.