Á Lady Clementine ✓ Download by Ò Marie Benedict In September 1908, 23 year old Clementine Hozier became Mrs Winston Churchill As a powerful statesman s wife, Clementine was expected to be an intuitive and devoted woman playing a supporting role to her husband s endeavors However, Clementine Churchill would be than just the woman behind one of history s most powerful men Through the decades of Winston s political prowess and key military roles, Clementine supported him and served as his secret weapon, saving his skin countless times and providing key insights into his political relations Clementine weathered two world wars and overcame the expectations of what a woman can do She never relinquished her independence or her values Lady Clementine gives a new look at one of the unsung women of history Marie Benedict, author of The Only Woman in the Room, Carnegie s Maid Thank you to NetGalley, Author Marie Benedict and Sourcebooks Landmark for the early copy of the book for my review.
What a delightful book, a historical fiction story about Clementine Churchill A book full of history, and a great storyline about a wonderful and inspiring womanThis book was enlightening and interesting, and flowed really well A book for all lovers of history, and historical fiction One I would gladly recommend Thanks to NetGalley, Sourcebooks and Marie Benedict for my copy of her new book Lady Clementine.
In 1908, Clementine Hozier married Winston Churchill and it s the start of one of history s greatest unions Clementine was expected to be a Winston s wife, a mother to his future children and support his political career Clementine Churchill was than the wife of England s most powerful men, she was his friend, his confidant, his greatest supporter and together they made a formidable couple.
Not long into their marriage, Clementine saved Winston s political career after the his idea to attack The Dardanelles during WW I was an utter disaster, he was a demoted from the admiralty, she though of a way for Winston to redeem himself and it worked Her life wasn t an easy one, she had troubled childhood, her marriage to Winston was at times hard, trying to be a good mother to her
Clementine Hozier Churchill 1885 1977 was a woman of great intelligence, who had skillfully influenced her husband s political career London, 1908 Clementine Hozier attracts attention of Winston Churchill by her intellect and responsiveness He is very impressed with her, stating, you listen, understand, and engage with the important issues of our day After five months of courtship he proposes.
She quickly realizes that if she wants to play a meaningful part in his life, she must become involved in his political world, which naturally fits her And Winston encourages her to take a charge no matter how unusual the issue is, specifically if it s fit for a woman.
On June 28, 1914, Archduke Franz Ferdinand, heir to the Austro Hungarian throne, gets shot in Serbia The brewing war is now inevitable.
The strategic plan of Dardanelles t Lady Clementine by Marie Benedict is a delightful and enthralling historical fiction biography of the incredible Clementine Churchill It encompasses how they met, what she was thinking during this courtship, as well as their early years of marriage through the end of WWII While I would have loved to read about the remainder of her life, I feel that the book ended on a romantic and satisfying point in her life, and it was fitting for this novel.
I have to say I have always been a huge fan of Ms Benedict and have read, and enjoyed, all of her novels This one did not disappoint I have so much respect for Ms Churchill, and learned so much about her through this story The author clearly did her research and brings not
New From Marie Benedict, The New York Times Bestselling Author Of The Only Woman In The Room An Incredible Novel That Focuses On One Of The People Who Had The Most Influence During World War I And World War II Clementine Churchill In , Clementine Churchill Steps Off A Train With Her New Husband, Winston An Angry Woman Emerges From The Crowd To Attack, Shoving Him In The Direction Of An Oncoming Train Just Before He Stumbles, Clementine Grabs Him By His Suit Jacket This Will Not Be The Last Time Clementine Churchill Saves Her HusbandLady Clementine Is The Ferocious Story Of The Brilliant And Ambitious Woman Beside Winston Churchill, The Story Of A Partner Who Did Not Flinch Through The Sweeping Darkness Of War, And Who Would Not Surrender Either To Expectations Or To Enemies Marie Benedict is a best selling author who writes historical fiction about remarkable women I had previously read her novels The Other Einstein and The Only Woman in the Room I am not a huge fan of her writing style, but commend her for bringing the women she writes about to a public who might not know their stories.
Lady Clementine is about Winston Churchill s wife, usually portrayed as long suffering and anxious for Winston to put aside politics and enjoy his life and give her of his attention Benedict shows a woman who understood what she was taking on in marrying Winston In that moment, I knew with utter certainty that I could make a life with him It would not be an easy life no, it would be one of striving and ambition but it could be an impor I have to tell you that I did not like this book at all If I ever had any interest in Clementine Churchill this book has effectively killed it It s too bad because apparently she did do some good work during the War but this book just pounds away at giving her all the credit for Winston Churchill s success I don t buy it They probably did have a supportive relationship but I don t accept that she wrote most of his speeches and made most of his decisions I just don t think he would have been nothing without her Clementine apparently had a difficult childhood Her single mother was interested in herself and her love affairs than her children Her father s identity was unclear Clementine learned nothing from her mother s lack of interest She displayed almost no attention to her children and left them to the nannies reasoning that th