New PDF release: Citizen Clem: A Biography of Attlee: Winner of the Orwell

By John Bew

**WINNER OF THE ORWELL PRIZE FOR POLITICAL WRITING**
**WINNER OF THE ELIZABETH LONGFORD PRIZE FOR historic BIOGRAPHY**
*Book of the yr: The instances, Sunday occasions, New Statesman, Spectator, night Standard*
'Outstanding . . . We nonetheless dwell within the society that was once formed by way of Clement Attlee' Robert Harris, Sunday Times
'The top e-book within the box of British politics' Philip Collins, The Times
'Easily the easiest single-volume, cradle-to-grave lifetime of Clement Attlee but written' Andrew Roberts

Clement Attlee used to be the Labour major minister who presided over Britain's radical postwar executive, providing the top of the Empire in India, the basis of the NHS and Britain's position in NATO. known as 'a sheep in sheep's clothing', his acceptance has lengthy been that of an unassuming personality within the shadow of Churchill. yet as John Bew's revelatory biography indicates, Attlee used to be not just a hero of his age, yet a logo of it; and his lifestyles tells the tale of the way Britain replaced over the 20 th century.

Here, Bew pierces Attlee's reticence to check the mind and ideology of Britain's maximum - and least favored - peacetime best minister.

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