This website use cookies and similar technologies to improve the site and to provide customised content and advertising. By using this site, you agree to this use. To learn more, including how to change your cookie settings, please view our Cookie Policy
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
GB
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
   You are currently viewing the United Kingdom version of the site.
Would you like to switch to your local site?
Digital Subscriptions > History Revealed > October 2016 > Books

Books

This month’s best historical books

BOOK OF THE MONTH

Hero of the Empire: The Making of Winston Churchill

Allen Lane, £20, 400 pages, hardback

We all know the stereotypical image of Winston Churchill as prime minister – cigar in mouth, hat on head, fingers perhaps raised in a V. Yet what of the young Churchill? How did his experiences inform the career and personality of the older man? at’s the question behind this compelling new biography, which explores the 20-something Winston as he sought fame and glory in the perilous landscape of South Africa. Imprisonment, escape and a triumphant return all awaited him – as well as encounters with some of the most famous figures of the time, including Rudyard Kipling and Mahatma Gandhi.

“It explores the twentysomething Winston as he sought fame and glory in South Africa”

READ MORE
Purchase options below
Find the complete article and many more in this issue of History Revealed - October 2016
If you own the issue, Login to read the full article now.
Single Issue - October 2016
£4.99
Or 499 points
Monthly Digital Subscription
Only £ 2.76 per issue
SAVE
70%
£2.99
Or 299 points
Annual Digital Subscription
Only £ 2.69 per issue
SAVE
46%
£34.99
Or 3499 points
6 Month Digital Subscription
Only £ 2.77 per issue
SAVE
40%
£17.99
Or 1799 points

View Issues

About History Revealed

The November 2016 issue of History Revealed.