AudioFile - Find your next great audiobook
Get our Newsletter


by | Read by Simon Shepherd

Biography & Memoir • 11.25 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2014

Written by the mayor of London, this new biography focuses on exploding Churchillian myths and misconceptions, while focusing on the man’s brilliance and leadership qualities. Narrator Simon Shepherd’s animated British voice makes this audiobook a joy to listen to. He perfectly mirrors Johnson’s writing style, which tends towards the colloquial, untraditional, and sometimes irreverent, by having a great deal of fun delivering this work. Shepherd moves at a brisk but comfortable pace and varies his delivery to keep the story moving. He avoids character voices but is still able to emphasize emotions by pausing effectively and by raising and lowering his voice to match the text. The result is a jaunty read that will satisfy those who already know Churchill’s story and those who are new to it. R.I.G. © AudioFile 2015, Portland, Maine [Published: MARCH 2015]

Trade Ed. • Penguin Audio • 2014

DD ISBN 9780698180178 $35.00


Library Ed. • Books on Tape • 2014

CD ISBN 9780553545036 $40.00 • Nine CDs

DD ISBN 9780553545043 $95.00

Advertisement Advertisement
The latest audiobook reviews, right in your inbox.

Get our FREE Newsletter and discover a world of audiobooks.


AudioFile Newsletter

Let us recommend your next great audiobook!

No algorithms here!
We pick great audiobooks for you.
Sign up for our free newsletter with audiobook love from AudioFile editors.

If you are already with us, thank you! Just click X above.


Thank you for signing up.



Thank you for contacting us!

Our group will review and follow up within 72 hours.
Thanks for your interest!

Back Home ×


Thank you for signing up!

Our group will review and follow up soon.

Back Home ×