Peter Weston

Pillars of the Nation

David and Winston

By

John Murray 320pp £20 order from our bookshop

From their first recorded meeting in 1901, the lives of two of the most celebrated statesmen of the twentieth century, Lloyd George and Churchill, were inextricably intertwined. For almost fifty years, surviving disputes and arguments, their shared passion for politics bound them together. It was a friendship that endured until Lloyd George’s death in 1945.

Follow Literary Review on Twitter

  • Last Tweets

    • . is next week! The programme is excellent and there are free copies of Literary Review, to boot! ,
    • 'Britain's spy chief in the Congo replied to a fellow peer who asked her whether SIS played any part in its prime m… ,
    • This month Lucy Popescu covers the plight of poet Galal El-Behairy and activist Wael Abbas in Egypt's crack-down on… ,
    • 'I fear that defending an 18th-century agrarian economist against – well, against whom exactly? – is not the best u… ,
    • 'He lacks empathy with all but the wealthy and has no grasp of the struggles faced by the majority of his concitoye… ,
    • Here's Richard Vinen's review of A Certain Idea of France by Julian Jackson: ,
    • RT : James Crabtree's 'Billionaire Raj' - my review for . "...For sheer chutzpah, India’s billionaires provid… ,