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The Celebrity

Winston Churchill

Book Overview: 

Satirizes the rise of a young novelist (thought to be Richard Harding Davis, but denied as such by Churchill)

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Book Excerpt: 
. . .quith which satisfied in some part a craving which he found inseparable from incognito.

His tactics were worthy of a skilled diplomatist. Before we left Mohair that day he had exacted as a condition that Mr. Cooke should not appear at the inn or in its vicinity until after the entertainment. To this my client readily pledged himself with that absolute freedom from suspicion which formed one of the most admirable traits of his character. The Celebrity, being intuitively quick where women were concerned, had surmised that Mrs. Cooke did not like him; but as her interests in the affair of the cotillon coincided with those of Mr. Cooke, she was available as a means to an end. The Celebrity deemed her, from a social standpoint, decidedly the better part of the Mohair establishment, and he contrived, by a system of manoeuvres I failed to grasp, to throw her forward while he kept Mr. Cooke in the background.

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Community Reviews

I saw this book in a 2nd hand shop and only bought it and then read it because it was by Winston Churchill. Turns out - after I had finished it - that it was a different Winston Churchill! I did wonder how he knew so much about the USA, even if he did have an American mother! Still, is is whodunit,

Enjoyed the book. It was, as all W. Churchill's books are, well-written. Story not too deep but it is entertaining. Still think Richard Carvel his best work.

I enjoyed all of Churchhill's novels, despite the archival quality of most of the texts.