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This Sceptred Isle By Christopher Lee

This Sceptred Isle
by Christopher Lee

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Presents the story of British history from Caesar's invasion in 55 BC to Queen Victoria's death in 1901. This book uses extracts from Winston Churchill's "A History of the English-Speaking People". It focuses on the pivotal events and key characters that have shaped British history.
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This Sceptred Isle by Christopher Lee

Based on the award-winning Radio 4 programmes THIS SCEPTRED ISLE tells the fascinating story of British history from Caesar's invasion in 55BC to Queen Victoria's death in 1901.

Using extracts from Winston Churchill's A HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH-SPEAKING PEOPLES plus accounts from contemporary chronicles and diaries, Lee's book focuses on the pivotal events and key characters that have shaped British history. Written in an accessible yet authoritative style.

'Has there ever been a more user-friendly means to the history of Britain' - The Spectator

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About Christopher Lee


Christopher Lee is the editor of the latest edition of Winston Churchill's A HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH- SPEAKING PEOPLES. He specialises in contemporary political and military history and is author and editor of eighteen books including THE FINAL DECADE: WILL WE SURVIVE THE 1980S (HH '81) and WAR IN SPACE (HH '96).

He lives in Chewton Mendip, Somerset.

Additional information

GOR000490823
This Sceptred Isle by Christopher Lee
Christopher Lee
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Penguin Books Ltd
1998-12-03
672
0140261338
9780140261332
N/A
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