A portrait of Winston Churchill as seen through the eyes of those who knew him best - the personal secretaries who worked for him throughout his life.
Cita Stelzer is a freelance journalist, and a Research Associate at the Hudson Institute. She is currently a Reader at Churchill College, Cambridge, and a Board member of the Churchill Centre. She is author of the much-praised Dinner with Churchill: Policy-making at the Dinner Table (2012).
'[A] glorious new book ... Fascinating' * Daily Mail *
'[A] fascinating book ... Working with Winston is a wonderful tour behind the scenes of history and its vignettes portray a very human and attractive man' * The Times *
'Many thousands of books about Churchill have already been published since his death. Stelzer proves though, that it is still possible to produce one that is both original and highly entertaining' * Sunday Times *
'[Cita Stelzer] creates a wonderfully rich picture ... The result is a remarkable blend of everyday life for these remarkable people, through to bearing witness to some of the most extraordinary events in twentieth-century history ... Excellent, offering unique insights, a fresh new approach and does so in a way where you quite simply cannot put this book down' * International Churchill Society *
'The story of the small army of secretaries and typists at the great man's right hand' * The Times *
'A book to read now, appropriately, is Cita Stelzer's Working with Winston. It's published by Head of Zeus and is described as a portrait of Churchill through the eyes of his personal secretaries' * Lynn News *