Thorndike Press

Churchill and Orwell: The Fight for Freedom

  • Thomas E. Ricks
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  • ISBN-10: 1432841173
  • ISBN-13: 9781432841171
  • DDC: B
  • Shipping Weight: 1.70 lbs ( .77 kgs)
  • 590 Pages | Hardcover
  • Published/Released August 2017

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A New York Times Bestseller

From two-time Pulitzer Prize–winning author Thomas E. Ricks comes a dual biography of Winston Churchill and George Orwell, whose farsighted vision and inspired action preserved democracy from the threat of totalitarianism. Taken together, their lives are a testament to the power of moral conviction, and to the courage it can take to stay true to it.

Reviews

Customer Reviews

“The genius of Ricks’ method is to tell the story of an ongoing struggle through the lives of two extraordinary men.”

— Booklist (starred)

“A superb account of two men who set standards for defending liberal democracy that remain disturbingly out of reach.”

— Kirkus Reviews (starred)