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THE LAST LION Winston Spencer Churchill, Vol. 3: Defender of the Realm, 1940-1965

Earphones Award Winner

by | Read by Clive Chafer

Biography & Memoir • 53.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2012

Reid renders a masterful completion of William Manchester's exhaustive biography of Winston Churchill. The scope and detail contained in this final volume covering WWII through Churchill's final days allow an intimate examination of events and personalities of this turbulent time. Clive Chafer's presentation is outstanding, with his mellow British accent remaining authentic and easy on the ear throughout. Pacing is everything in a book of this length, and Chafer's perfect tempo moves the text briskly along while allowing listeners to absorb the riveting details. He employs the lightest touch with pace and tone to indicate shifts from narrative to quoted material. This pairing of gifted authors and expert narrator turns an initially intimidating audiobook into that perfect choice for a long winter's listen. M.O.B. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2013, Portland, Maine [Published: FEBRUARY 2013]

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Formats

Trade Ed. • Blackstone Audio • 2012

CD ISBN 9781470819538 $49.95 • Forty-Two CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 9781470819545 $69.95 • Four MP3-CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources

 

Library Ed. • Blackstone Audio • 2012

CD ISBN 9781470819521 $160.00 • Forty-Two CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources

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