Darkest Hour

af Anthony McCarten
Lydbog
6t 34m Oplæst af John Lee

Forlagets beskrivelse

From the acclaimed novelist and screenwriter of The Theory of Everything comes a revisionist look at the period immediately following Winston Churchill’s ascendancy to Prime Minister—soon to be a major motion picture starring Gary Oldman. May 1940. Britain is at war, Winston Churchill has unexpectedly been promoted to Prime Minister, the horrors of Blitzkreig witness one western European Democracy fall after another in rapid succession. Facing this horror, with pen in hand and typist-secretary at the ready, Churchill wonders what words could capture the public mood when the invasion of Britain seems mere hours away. It is this fascinating period that Anthony McCarten captures in this deeply researched and wonderfully written new book, The Darkest Hour . A day-by-day (and often hour-by-hour) narrative of this crucial moment in history provides a revisionist look at Churchill—a man plagued by doubt through those turbulent weeks—but who emerged having made himself into the iconic, lionized figure we remember.

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Kent Friborg

Wow!

Christina Friis

Ikke den beste jeg har læst om emnet, med stadig ok.

Vibeke Lykke Friis

greatest of all

Carsten Levin

Ekselent fremstilling, fornem oplæsning!

Vibeke Grøn

A most interesting book. Very vividly told

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Yderligere information

Bogtype
Lydbog
Forlag
HarperCollins
ISBN
9780062796493
Oplæst af
John Lee

Genrer
Biografi: Historiske, politiske og militære
Selvbiografi: Historisk, politisk og militær
Militærhistorie
Historie
2. verdenskrig
Europæisk historie
Britisk og irsk historie