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by Upton Sinclair

  • Author: Upton Sinclair
  • ISBN: 1934568627
  • ISBN13: 978-1934568620
  • ePub: 1554 kb | FB2: 1286 kb
  • Language: English
  • Category: Americas
  • Publisher: Frederick Ellis (February 1, 2011)
  • Pages: 654
  • Rating: 4.8/5
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A World to Win ePub download

A World to Win. A Lanny Budd Novel. BOOK ONE. The Pelting of This Pitiless Storm. The French are never prone to open windows, and the Vice-Premier was shut tightly in his overdecorated office

A World to Win. The French are never prone to open windows, and the Vice-Premier was shut tightly in his overdecorated office. He made no concession to summer fashions, but wore his customary black suit and the white bow tie which had become his trademark in French politics. He mopped his swarthy forehead as he talked, and now and then passed the damp handkerchief around his neck; elegance had never been his role, and the fact that he had amassed one or two hundred million francs made no difference.

Part of Lanny Budd series by Upton Sinclair. They should not wait too long! It is a calamity for the world that such a man is kept in power and allowed to prolong this cruel conflict. You must know that it would have been over long ago but for the encouragement your country has given the stubborn Churchill, and the planes they have sent, to be used in killing not merely our soldiers but our women and children in their beds. It had taken Lanny a long time to wake up to the meaning of these intricate and subtle deceptions, but in the end he had come to understand clearly that you couldn’t be friends with a Nazi; a Nazi was the enemy of every non-Nazi in the world. Even if you, a non-German, adopted the hateful creed, you didn’t really get anywhere; the true Herrenvolk would use you, but in their hearts they would despise you as a traitor to your own kind and a dupe of the Nazi Weltbetrag.

A World to Win is the electrifying seventh chapter of the Pulitzer . The book received great critical and commercial success, and Sinclair used the proceeds to start a utopian community in New Jersey.

A World to Win is the electrifying seventh chapter of the Pulitzer Prize–winning series that brings the first half of the twentieth century to vivid life. An astonishing mix of history, adventure, and romance, the Lanny Budd Novels are a testament to the breathtaking scope of Upton Sinclair’s vision and his singular talents as a storyteller.

A World to Win is the seventh book of the epic historical narrative in Upton Sinclair's World's End Lanny Budd series

A World to Win is the seventh book of the epic historical narrative in Upton Sinclair's World's End Lanny Budd series. This spellbinding book covers the period or 1940-1942 following the Nazi partial occupation of France and the formation of the Vichy government.

A World to Win is the electrifying seventh chapter of the Pulitzer Prize–winning . Historical Fiction Classics. To read this book, upload an EPUB or FB2 file to Bookmate.

A World to Win - Upton Sinclair. He sat at his desk by the window of what had once been a luxurious hotel suite, and beamed upon his visitor, reminding him: It has happened just about as I told you, M. Budd. Lanny said it was so, and thought that the death of something like a hundred and twenty-five thousand Frenchmen, and the captivity of ten or twelve times as many, signified less to Pierre Laval than the ability to say: "C’est moi qui avait raison!" It was midsummer of the year 1940, and a hot wind was blowing from the deserts of Africa over the plains of Central France.

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A World to Win is the seventh book of the epic historical narrative in Upton Sinclair's World's End Lanny Budd series. This spellbinding book covers the period or 1940-1942 following the Nazi partial occupation of France and the formation of the Vichy government. Lanny Budd, the protagonist in this classic series is the debonair, suave and wealthy American peace lover. He is intimately connected to every powerful political and military figure on the European continent and the corridors of power in the United States. As a renowned art expert as his camouflage, he is secretly Presidential Agent 103 for President Roosevelt. The story opens with Lanny meeting with the French leaders, politically and militarily, following the German occupation of Paris. He flies to London and meets with his closest friend Rick, a left wing journalist, and finds himself in the middle of the horrendous bombing of London by the German Luftwaffe. Winston Churchill is now the undisputed leader of the British Empire and determined to defeat the Nazi's, after years of appeasement by the ruling aristocrats and politicians in Britain. Lanny is "in the loop" as Rudolph Hess is tricked by British intelligence services into descending into Scotland in a misguided attempt to prevent an all out German-British war. Lanny is captured by French underground patriots who believe he is a Nazi agent and has a harrowing escape. Ironically, he is attempting to give money to this underground resistance movement when he is captured. By itself this part of the story is compelling and clearly illustrates Lanny's cleverness, ingenuity and persuasiveness in the face of grave personal danger. In his most dangerous mission as a presidential agent, Lanny is briefed on the development of the Atomic Bomb project headed by Albert Einstein himself. On his mission to Germany to ferret out German advancements in developing the bomb, Lanny's plane crashes in the arctic waters off the coast of Newfoundland and he is severely injured. A long recuperation follows. A fabulous around the world cruise follows Lanny's long hospitalization. The cruise aboard the yacht Oriole is owned by a wealthy Baltimore man who wants Lanny to marry his daughter Lizbeth. Lizbeth, her father and Lanny are startled to learn at the last minute before the yacht sails that her cousin, Laurel Creston will be joining the cruise. The reader will remember Laurel as the anti-Nazi journalist whom Lanny ingeniously help to escape the Gestapo in Dragon's Harvest. On December 7, 1941 the Oriole is anchored off the coast of Hong Kong as the Japanese bomb Pearl Harbor. As I mentioned in my review of Dragon's Harvest, you the reader were going to meet the future Mrs. Lanny Budd. Read how the astrological warning by a Rumanian living in Germany predicted several years earlier that Lanny would die in Hong Kong almost comes about. It almost comes true but Lanny and Laurel narrowly escape a besieged Hong Kong with a laborious journey through China, war-torn Yenan to find themselves guests of Stalin in friendly Russia. This book concludes with a lengthy interview between Stalin and Lanny. Follow all of the characters that make for Lanny's extended families. From Beauty Budd and her wonderful husband, Parsifal Dingle, Robbie Budd, Rick and Nina, Rosemary, Irma and "Ceddy" and the rest of the rich cast of wonderful characters we have grown to love from the very beginning with World's End. A World to Win captures that period in world's history that is must reading. No one can describe the times like Upton Sinclair has done with these classics. The best is yet to come with Presidential Mission, One Clear Call, O' Shepherd Speak! and The Return of Lanny Budd. Please visit our website coming soon at: www.uptonsinclair-lannybudd-completehardboundseries.com. There you can order any or all of the Lanny Budd series books at 20%, 25% and 30% off with free shipping.
Cha
These 11 books about Lannie Budd are a must for living and learning about the life and political problems in Europe and America before, during and after the first, and second world wars. It is truly an amazing experience that should be read many times in order to completely digest all that these 11 books offer. They should be read in the order the author wrote them.
Broadcaster
I am reading the intire series. Learning about WWII, with great characters.
Crazy
i read the first three volumes of this saga fifty years ago in their original cloth binding, which added greatly to their charm. I reread them several times throughout the years and still found them interesting. Last year I ordered one by one the following five volumes, "A world to win" is the latest arrival. Unlike the previous four, photocopies of the original texts bound in unfriendly cardboard, it is a beautiful old copy bound in cloth, for very little money. So much for aesthetics. The political and historical background is always interesting, the writing tends to be flat, perhaps because so much is repetition. Lanny Budd's love life, his thoughts on his romantic options and his proposal to whom he finally chooses, gets more and more boring in every volume. Still, I will order the next volumes until I have read them all. My grandchildren, well read young adults, are interested in the historical and political information they provide,
Akinonris
typical Upton Sinclair -- excellent prose, great historical research, and creative fiction -- worth the read!
Coiriel
I read the whole Lanny Budd series(11 books). It starts OK but it gets terrible in the last two books.I could not imagine that the writer who wrote the Jungle would sink that low.
Darkshaper
My recent retirement allows the time to focus on reading novels such as the Lanny Budd series and in the process learn the history of the 30s and 40s being entertained at the same time.
Dranar
A story for these times.
One of a great series of books. Read them all.
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