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The Fringes of Power: Downing Street Diaries, 1939-1955 - John Colville
The Fringes of Power: Downing Street Diaries, 1939-1955
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Re-Issue A bestseller in the hardcover edition, "this witty, graceful, irreverent and compulsively readable diary by Winston Churchill's wartime private secretary throws fascinating new light on the great British leader and on the inner history of the second World War".--Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. show more
Re-Issue

A bestseller in the hardcover edition, "this witty, graceful, irreverent and compulsively readable diary by Winston Churchill's wartime private secretary throws fascinating new light on the great British leader and on the inner history of the second World War".--Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780340382967 (0340382961)
Publisher: HODDER AND STOUGHTON
Pages no: 796
Edition language: English
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5.0 A priceless firsthand account of Churchill as prime minister
John Colville was one of those people who had the good fortune to be in the right place at the right time. The son of upper-class parents with good connections, he joined the Foreign Office soon after graduating from Cambridge University. At the start of the Second World War he began a diary to reco...
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