I don't know how to rate the parts I've read. As a personal account, they seem surprisingly transparent and direct. So I'd be lowballing Winny's politics, not his writing. Winny is a cherubic little blame deflector, blaming the Yanks for making him squeeze the Weimar Republic, blaming democracy, and after a short chapter of bronze-standard phlegm rolling, blaming, well, the French, in one brief, chapter capping sentence, for the Munich accord and its present of the Czech Republic to Hitler. There are many caveats I could add to his caveats, but wouldn't the Anglos in the club chuckle in their hunting boots if I told them Winny'd suggested that the British followed French policy blindly, out of loyalty, faith or fear?