By William Styron
4 vintage novels—including the Pulitzer Prize–winning Confessions of Nat Turner—by a grasp of twentieth-century fiction
Lie Down in Darkness
William Styron’s lovely debut: a vintage portrait of 1 Southern family’s tragic spiral into destruction.
Set This condo on fireplace i
A tale of evil and redemption concerning 3 American males whose paths converge on a movie shoot in Italy on the shut of the Forties, hailed as “one of the best novels of our time” by way of the San Francisco Chronicle.Gripping and unforgettable,
The Confessions of Nat Turner
The Pulitzer-winning portrait of the chief of America’s bloodiest slave insurrection.
The nationwide e-book Award–winning novel of affection, survival, and remorse, set in Brooklyn within the wake of the second one global War.
Taken jointly, those 4 novels—exploring topics of fine and evil, sin and atonement, and the ineradicable bonds of position and family—represent Styron on the top of his literary brilliance.
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He kept the morale of the country up by broadcasting to the people on significant occasions. One such memorable occasion was on 22 June 1941 after the German invasion of the USSR, when Churchill pledged British support to the Soviets. Had Churchill died on one of his many trips abroad, British morale would have been greatly damaged. However, after the war, the British people who had admired and depended on him, rejected his leadership in the General Election of July 1945. Although often viewed as an ungrateful choice, the decision to allow ATTLEE to assume leadership should not be considered as such.
Churchill ordered the British Mediterranean Fleet to destroy the French Navy by bombardment in July 1940. The operation became known as the Mers-el- Damaskinos, Archbishop, 1891–1949 After the Germans had been forced out of Greece, CHURCHILL and EDEN wanted to restore the monarchy in Greece. They were prevented from doing 39 De Gaulle, General Charles Darnand, Joseph Kebir incident. In February 1941 Darlan became Vice-Premier to Pétain in the Vichy government. He tried to co-operate with HITLER to better conditions in France and to achieve more concessions and freedom for France but was all but ignored by Hitler.
Since the Italian Fleet was reluctant to leave its harbor, Cunningham decided to attack it at Taranto and sent a squadron of Swordfish to bomb Italian battleships. On 11 November 1940 the battleships Littorio, Conte di Cavour, and Duilio were put out of commission and the Italian Fleet was never to regain the initiative in the Mediterranean. Cunningham followed this up by engaging the Italians in the Battle of Cape Matapan in March 1941 where he was able to sink the heavy cruiser, Pola. Cunningham was then involved in the naval actions off Crete, where despite the lack of air cover, he risked his fleet to prevent German reinforcements reaching the island.
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