11 October 2018, The Tablet

Winston Churchill: the greatest Englishman?


Winston Churchill: the greatest Englishman?

Winston Churchill at his desk in 1944
Photo: Photo: PA

 

Publishers of biography these days hanker after a “killer fact”, something juicy to create headlines that will sell what they call “the product”. The Queen, no less, has obliged historian Andrew Roberts with the necessary for this mammoth life of Winston Churchill, allowing access to the private diaries of her father, King George VI.

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