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Darkest hour

Anthony McCarten

Darkest hour

how Churchill brought England back from the brink

by Anthony McCarten

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  • 16 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics and government,
  • Prime ministers,
  • Biography,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • History

  • About the Edition

    Presents an account of the period immediately following Winston Churchill"s ascendancy to Prime Minister and how he met the challenges of the Blitzkrieg.

    Edition Notes

    StatementAnthony McCarten
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA566.9.C5 M382 2017
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 316 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
    Number of Pages316
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26938939M
    ISBN 10006274951X
    ISBN 109780062749512
    OCLC/WorldCa1008887577

      Directed by Joe Wright. With Gary Oldman, Lily James, Kristin Scott Thomas, Ben Mendelsohn. In May , the fate of World War II hangs on Winston Churchill, who must decide whether to negotiate with Adolf Hitler, or fight on knowing that it /10(K). I’ve been trying to think when there was a historical drama I found as electrifying as Joe Wright’s “Darkest Hour.” It may have been Steven Spielberg’s “Munich,” which topped my best list a dozen years are very different films, of course, and it could be that Wright’s boasts stellar accomplishments in more departments.

      D arkest Hour, Joe Wright’s recent film, vividly describes the closing days of May , when Adolf Hitler’s blitzkrieg swept over western Britain, despite overwhelming odds, Winston.   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.

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