Stuart Finlay

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Stuart Finlay

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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: 4.11 · 9 ratings · 2 reviews · 2 distinct works
What Churchill Would Do

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What Would Churchill Do?

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What Churchill Would Do - Chapter 1 (History)
1 chapters   —   updated May 13, 2015 06:31PM
Description: It took 4 years to research and write. In the opening chapter I try to set up the book and give an example of the sort of surprises contained within. My aim was always to entertain and to impart some of Winston's skills whilst doing so
Winston Spencer Churchill - Servant of Crown and Commonwealth (History)
1 chapters   —   updated May 13, 2015 06:31PM
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 May 13, 2015 06:31PM
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.
Winston Churchill on Playing Cards (History)
1 chapters   —   updated May 13, 2015 06:31PM
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 May 13, 2015 06:30PM
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.
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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
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Stuart Finlay made a comment in the group The History Book ClubTHE KINDLE topic
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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
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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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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
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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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