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The Churchill Girls by Rachel Trethewey

The Churchill Girls: The Story of Winston's Daughters

Rachel Trethewey

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Imprint: The History Press Ltd
Publisher: The History Press Ltd
Publication date: 4 Mar 2021
ISBN: 9780750993241

The fascinating untold stories of three women from England's most famous family

3 stars out of 5
Max Hastings
28 Feb 2021

"no account of such people as these can fail to grip"

Rachel Trethewey’s book is old-fashioned in its Woman’s Own-like kindness. She either does not know, or chooses to omit, many things about her subjects, including some nasty bits. But no account of such people as these can fail to grip. The message of the girls’ experience is that children should be thankful to have obscure parents.

Extreme fame is a kiss of death, which afflicted too many of those around the Greatest Englishman.