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Book Review: No More Champagne by David Lough

By Vicky Pryce   November 2015

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Winston Churchill saved Europe from Hitler, saved it again with warnings about Soviet communism and then created the European Convention on Human Rights, one of the most eloquent expressions of human freedoms ever written.

But Churchill was plagued by one question: Who would keep him in the style to which he had become accustomed? Churchill made a fortune in his twenties after his father died. He gambled this and his grandmother’s inheritance away by investing badly and pursuing an extravagant lifestyle. His beloved country house…

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