Subramanian
Subramanian asked:

How impartial is this book really? Does anybody have an idea of why Sir Churchill took up the monumental task of chronicling the greatest war ever fought?

To answer questions about The Gathering Storm, please sign up.
Michael Chapman Did anyone ever claim it was impartial? It is a FIRST HAND account of WW2 by one of the key protagonists, and it is littered with letters, memos and other correspondence - again, first hand. This alone makes it a hugely worthy endeavour, even though it is obviously filled with Churchill's own perspective and view of events.

I don't know why he took up the monumental task - presumably because he has a unique and hugely important perspective. I believe we should all be glad he did.
Image for The Gathering Storm
Rate this book
Clear rating

About Goodreads Q&A

Ask and answer questions about books!

You can pose questions to the Goodreads community with Reader Q&A, or ask your favorite author a question with Ask the Author.

See Featured Authors Answering Questions

Learn more