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The Celebrity -Complete

By: Winston Churchill
Published By: Double9 Books
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"The Celebrity" by Winston Churchill is a novel that revolves around John Crocker, a friend of the Celebrity, who meets him again at Asquith resort. The Celebrity has taken the identity of a man named Charles Wrexell Allan for anonymity. At Asquith, the Celebrity meets Irene Trevor, the daughter of an Ohio state senator, and proposes marriage. She accepts, but when Marian Thorn, a more desirable woman, arrives, the Celebrity leaves Irene without breaking off the engagement, which goes against his own moral values. Later, the Celebrity goes to Mohair, the summer retreat of Mr. and Mrs. Farquhar Fenelon Cooke, where Marian Thorn is the niece of the Cookes. When the two go on a yacht trip to Bear Island, they find out that the man the Celebrity is impersonating has embezzled $100,000 from the Miles Standish Bicycle Company. A detective, Mr. Dunn, comes to Bear Island, and Irene Trevor demands that the Celebrity be turned over to the authorities. The Celebrity is hidden in a cave for the night. The story concludes with the Celebrity leaving the three behind to escape into Canada, while John Crocker and Irene Thorn become romantically involved and later marry. They meet the Celebrity again in Paris, who reveals that Mr. Allen, the man he impersonated, has been posing as the Celebrity and traveling through Europe on a book signing tour.

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Winston Churchill

Winston Churchill (1874-1965) was a British statesman, politician, and writer. He is best known for his leadership of the United Kingdom during World War II, as well as his oratory skills and numerous literary works. Churchill was born into an aristocratic family and educated at prestigious schools, including Harrow and the Royal Military College at Sandhurst. He served in the British Army and worked as a war correspondent before entering politics in 1900 as a member of parliament for the Conservative Party. Churchill served as First Lord of the Admiralty and was responsible for the disastrous Gallipoli campaign. He later served as Chancellor of the Exchequer in the 1920s and as Prime Minister. Churchill's leadership during World War II, including his inspiring speeches and steadfast determination, helped lead the Allies to victory over Nazi Germany. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest wartime leaders in history. In addition to his political career, Churchill was a prolific writer and won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1953. He wrote numerous books, including a six-volume history of World War II, and is remembered for his memorable quotes and speeches, including his famous "we shall fight on the beaches" speech in 1940.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 149 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9358712767
  • ISBN-13: 9789358712766
  • Item Weight: 178.8g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 8.59 mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Reading age : 10+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / General,Fiction / Classics,Fiction / Historical