The Times Literary Supplement reviewed David Lough’s No More Champagne: Churchill and His Money in its issue dated 22 January 2016. The reviewer Peter Clarke, himself the author of Mr Churchill’s Profession,  speaks of the book ‘breaking new ground’ and supplying ‘compelling evidence’.  Read the full review: Times Literary Supplement No More Champagne 220116

The Daily Mail reviews No More Champagne: Churchill and His Money, by David Lough, calling it “riveting”. It also chooses the book as one of its Best History Books of 2015.

The Daily Mail Best History Books of 2015

Writing on Iain Dale’s leading Westminster blog, Keith Simpson MP describes David Lough’s No More Champagne: Churchill and His Money as ‘essential reading for any politician”. For the full text of his Christmas reading recommendations, see http://www.iaindale.com/posts/2015/12/01/keith-simpson-mp-s-christmas-reading-list

William Boyd writes of No More Champagne, one of his three best reads of 2015:

‘Astonishing revelations about Churchill in David Lough’s No More Champagne: Churchill and His Money (Head of Zeus). Churchill as financial risk-taker, spendthrift, debtor reckless gambler. This book makes you wholly rethink the received wisdom about about the icon…. There is rich ore still to be found in the best-mined seams.’

No More Champagne: Churchill and His Money tops The Wall Street Journal‘s list of “Best biographies of 2015”, published late in November.

Written by former private banker David Lough, the book details Churchill’s lifetime of struggles with is personal finances, his many rescues and his battles with British and American tax authorities.



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