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The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill Summary
William Manchester

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The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill Summary

Plot Summary

The Last Lion Visions of Glory by William Manchester is a book about Winston Churchill and his family. It is a long but interesting book. The book tells the story of Winston's parents, Randolph and Jennie and what kind of marriage they had. Randolph is in the second stage of syphilis when he marries her. When he cannot touch Jennie any more she keeps company with other men. Randolph is a member of Parliament and holds the position as Chancellor of the Exchequer. Winston is a problem child—he is rebellious and has problems in school. Jennie and Randolph are often absent and he is raised by a nanny.

Winston's academic career is followed. He never expresses much interest in school until he is in military school. He has problems gaining entrance but he succeeds. His military career sends him to India, but he is more active...

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