Tag: Churchill Collected Essays

Update: How Many Words did Winston Churchill Produce?

Update: How Many Words did Winston Churchill Produce?

How many words, how many speeches?

“How many speech­es did Churchill make, and in how many words? Also, how many words did he write in his books and arti­cles? [Updat­ed from 2014.]

Word counts

Through the won­ders of com­put­er sci­ence (Ian Lang­worth and the Hills­dale Col­lege Churchill Project), we know that the present cor­pus of works by and about Win­ston S. Churchill exceeds 75 mil­lion words (380 megabytes). This includes 20 mil­lion (120 megabytes) by Churchill him­self (count­ing his let­ters, mem­os and papers in the 23 vol­umes of Churchill Doc­u­ments.…

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Churchill’s Collected Works

Churchill’s Collected Works

Can you direct me to a set of the “Col­lect­ed Works” of Win­ston Churchill? If, as I sus­pect, this is a pricey and lim­it­ed pro­duc­tion, how can I build a com­plete col­lec­tion of his works with­out spend­ing a for­tune? —G.S., Maine, USA

You refer to the Col­lect­ed Works of Sir Win­ston Churchill, 40 vol­umes includ­ing four vol­umes of Col­lect­ed Essays, pub­lished by the Library of Impe­r­i­al His­to­ry in Lon­don in 1974-75. (The Diner’s Club pro­duced anoth­er col­lec­tion of Major Works, but they were not com­plete.)

These books were dis­cussed in my Connoisseur’s Guide to the Books of Sir Win­ston Churchill.

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