The Gathering Storm
By Winston S. Churchill
(Mariner Books, Paperback, 9780395410554, 752pp.)
Publication Date: May 1986
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The step-by-step decline into war, with Churchill becoming prime minister as "the tocsin was about to sound."
Winston S. Churchill (1874-1965) has been called by historians "the man of the twentieth century." Prime Minister of Great Britain (1940-1945), Churchill won the Nobel prize for literature in 1953.
"It is our immense good fortune that a man who presided over this crisis in history is able to turn the action he lived through into enduring literature." The New York Times
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