I can't praise this audio book enough. Aside from the captivating and balanced portrait of Churchill, anyone interested in 20th Century history will find this title to be both exhilarating and unforgettable. Frederick Davidson does an outstanding job of unfolding the tale. I usually find character voicing impressions intolerable, but Davidson is the master. Transcribing Churchill's notes and abbreviations into audible sense is an art in itself. I shall seek out Davidson's other titles. Great download, in every sense.
Other books handle the host of details surrounding these events, so John Lukacs decided to focus only on the two key personalities driving them, their differences, similarities, and the fine points within their characters that lead them to make the decisions that would decide the state of world's affairs in those days. It is these fine insights provided by Lukacs that makes this book a rewarding experience. Having both read the text and listened to this audio version, I can highly recommend this book to those that are interested in a thorough, intelligent analysis of these two indomitable mindsets.
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