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Emperor: A New Life of Charles V
Geoffrey Parker
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Brenda Wineapple
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Churchill's Confidant: Jan Smuts, Enemy to Lifelong Friend  - Richard Steyn

This was a seriously disappointing book. What was advertised as an examination of the friendship between Churchill and Jan Smuts proved in the end to be little more than the author’s attempt to horn in on the Churchill biography market from his comfort zone as a Smuts biographer.