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Hero of the Empire

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Hero of the Empire by Candice Millard
Sep 20, 2016 | ISBN 9780385535748

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Chosen as a Washington Post and New York Times Book Review Notable Book of 2016

“A thrilling account…This book is an awesome nail-biter and top-notch character study rolled into one…Could someone be persuaded to make a movie about this episode of his life? I’d watch.”
New York Times Critic Jennifer Senior’s Top Ten Books of 2016

“Gripping…tremendously readable and enjoyable…”
Alex von Tunzelmann, The New York Times Book Review

“[A] truly fascinating book.”
Financial Times

“A gripping story…It’s a thrilling journey and Millard tells it with gusto.”
The Guardian

“Millard’s tome is a slam-bang study of Churchill’s wit and wile as he navigates the Boer War like [a] proto-James Bond.” 
USA Today

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