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Stuart Finlay

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in The United Kingdom
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member since
September 2008


About this author

I am an ordinary businessman who just happened to fall under Winston's spell.
Whilst reading Churchill's books for pleasure, I noticed how relevant his advice could be today. I was compelled to write a book detailing what I had learned in the hope that others might benefit.


Average rating: 4.50 · 6 ratings · 2 reviews · 2 distinct works · Similar authors
What Churchill Would Do
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4.8 of 5 stars 4.80 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 2008 — 4 editions
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Winston Churchill on Playing Cards (History)
1 chapters   —   updated Feb 16, 2011 11:14AM
Description: Winston Churchill's attention to detail even ran to making sure the troops had enough free playing cards
To Winston Churchill from Bernard Baruch - 1954 (Select)
1 chapters   —   updated Feb 06, 2011 05:51AM
Description: Bernard Baruch knew Winston Churchill for 40 years and was a close personal friend. His letter to Winston on the occassion of his 80th Birthday sums up what I admire about Winston.
A bit of Churchill philosophy on luck (good and bad) (History)
1 chapters   —   updated Feb 05, 2011 01:12AM
Description: A quote from a book I am nearly finished called Winston Spencer Churchill Servant of Crown and Commonwealth
Winston Spencer Churchill - Servant of Crown and Commonwealth (History)
1 chapters   —   updated Jan 28, 2011 10:23AM
Description: A poem by Viscount Norwich published in 1954 at the front of the book
What Churchill Would Do - Chapter 2 (Select)
1 chapters   —   updated Jan 28, 2011 08:15AM
Description: My book is quite diifcult to pigeonhole in terms of the audience that might enjoy it. To give potential readers a flavor of what it's about I have posted the first 2 Chapters. Below is chapter 2 Reading Chapters 1 + 2 will give the reader a good understanding of what they have in store in the rest of the book.
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Stuart Finlay Stuart Finlay said: "The actual book I am reading is the story so far which he wrote in 1943. I am reading it because I was given a book for Xmas called Atlantic Meeting by H V Morton, which also isn';t listed and is the story of how a travel writer was asked to the Mini...more "

 

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Stuart Finlay made a comment in the group The History Book ClubWINSTON CHURCHILL topic
"About 2/3rds the way through If I lived my Life Again

It is a series of articles written by Churchill and compiled in 1974. Authorized by Clementine Ch...more
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Stuart Finlay made a comment in the group The History Book ClubTHE KINDLE topic
"Bentley

I have Kindle 3 here's a tip for my fellow Kindle lovers. If you are eating dinner and want to read uninterupted, set the Text to speech conver...more
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"I have developed a taste for books written by people who actually took part in WW2. Read countless books by and about Churchill. I came across Crusade...more "
"Nearly finished reading Clementine Churchill, a great book that is a joy to read. Mary clearly picked up a few tips from her dad. The only conclusion...more "
Stuart Finlay made a comment in the group UK Book ClubWhat Are You Reading Now topic
"My wife bought me a box of old books for Xmas, someone's old Churchill collection. I have found some real gems which I have posted about. Just started...more "
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"Following on from the theme of Churchill memo's about Valentines Day. I have detailed another one below about Winston Churchill and playing cards in WW2. For me this shows his attention to detail and his understanding of the plight of the servicem..." Read more of this chapter »
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"Some men are fortunate enough to leave this world of printing presses, radio, and television before their chauffeurs and butlers, drinking and gin rummy companions can unloose their reminiscences of the great man’s life to an audience avid for eve..." Read more of this chapter »
"I came across this quote from Winston Churchill in a book I have nearly finished. Winston Spencer Churchill - Servant of Crown and Commonwealth. It was published in 1954. (Not listed) I think the quote was originally in My Early Life.

I liked this..." Read more of this chapter »
What Churchill Would Do by Stuart Finlay
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I have pasted reviews below from Amazon in the UK and US

5.0 out of 5 stars
Churchill got it right, 17 Nov 2010
By eddie torr - See all my reviews
This review is from: What Churchill Would Do (Kindle Edition)
I don't usually read management self-help b...more
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"A Poem I came across in a box of old Churchill books.

When others fingered on the flute,
You thundered on the drum.
When armies marched and Cities burned
And all you said came true,
Those who had mocked your warnings turned
Almost too late to you...." Read more of this chapter »
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“All the nut eaters and food faddists I have ever known, died early after a long period of senile decay - Winston Churchill”
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“All the nut eaters and food faddists I have ever known, died early after a long period of senile decay - Winston Churchill”
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This group is for anyone whose interest in History goes beyond textbooks. While I enjoy reading books that cover actual events and actual people, I al...more
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