10) Richard Carvel
One of the most popular American novels of the turn-of-the-century period, Richard Carvel is a gripping tale presented as the autobiography of a genteel gentleman whose adventures span the Atlantic during the era of the American revolutionary war. An exhaustive account spanning eight volumes, Richard Carvel is a must-read for fans of historical fiction.
American novelist Winston Churchill (who bore no known relation to the British statesman of the same name) was regarded as a master of realist literature, and his novels paint a remarkably vivid picture of the daily lives of both the haves and the have-nots in the early-twentieth-century United States. The Dwelling-Place of Light focuses on a bitter struggle between mill workers and factory owners in a Massachusetts town—and the unforeseeable...
A renowned American novelist who is regarded as one of the foremost figures in the literary genre of naturalism, Winston Churchill often wrote about the clashes between upper-class and working-class groups in the highly stratified communities of New England. In The Inside of the Cup, Churchill turns his remarkably incisive eye upon the subject of religion, exploring the way that one Midwestern community is torn apart—and brought together...
14) The Crossing
Not to be confused with the famed twentieth-century British prime minister, American author Winston Churchill took as his fictional palette the history of his native country. Following in the tradition of Churchill's other sweeping historical epics, The Crossing is a thrilling account of the settlement of the Western United States, with a particular focus on the rough-and-tumble early years of the territory that would later become Kentucky....
15) A Far Country
Though American author Winston Churchill often focused on historical events as inspiration for his novels, his later work more often explored the way that events conspired to shape his characters' opinions and values. In A Far Country, protagonist Hugh Paret enters his career as a corporate lawyer full of high-minded ideals, but begins to change his outlook as he gains experience in the business world.
Deviating from the long line of strong and stoic male protagonists who featured in his other novels, American author Winston Churchill turns his attention to the fairer sex in the charming novel A Modern Chronicle. Well-born mademoiselle Honora Leffingwell has kept afloat since her father's tragically premature death, but will she ever feel whole enough to give herself over to love?
17) The Crisis
Regarded as one of the most significant literary figures of his era, American historical novelist Winston Churchill helmed the school of literary naturalism in the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries. The spellbinding novel The Crisis focuses on the events leading up to the outbreak of the Civil War. The story takes as its center the Brice family of Missouri, which is torn apart by a complex web of loyalties to those on both sides...
18) The Celebrity
Not to be confused with his counterpart, the esteemed British statesman, American author Winston Churchill was a military man by training who gave up a promising career as an officer to pursue his dream of becoming a novelist. In The Celebrity, Churchill spins a wildly entertaining yarn about an unnamed celebrity's hijinks as he takes his summer vacation at a fashionable resort.
The American novelist Winston Churchill (not to be confused with the British prime minister of the same name) was one of the most popular fiction writers of the early twentieth century. With World War I looming, Churchill took a break from imaginative work and traveled extensively in Europe. A Traveller in War-Time is a compelling document of his experiences and observations.
Regarded as one of the greatest statesmen and political strategists of the twentieth century, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill was also lauded for his strengths as a military thinker. In this gripping volume, Churchill brings together his own first-hand experiences as a soldier and his wide-ranging knowledge of British military history to present a comprehensive look at Sudan's Mahdist War.