Ex-steelworker Harry Perkins has led the Labour Party to an election victory. His manifesto horrified the Establishment. MI5 conspires with the City and the press barons to bring him down, and Harry finds himself caught in a battle for survival.
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...a brilliant concept that opened the way for my own novels (Michael Dobbs)
Rattles along with speed and great credibility ( The Times)
A delicious fantasy... crisply written and the story belts along ( Observer)
A world of power struggle in Downing Street, Fleet Street, Whitehall and Washington ( New Statesman)
A very effective political thriller, which hasyou on the edge of your seat from start to finish ( Oxford Mail)
Compulsive reading ( City Limits)
A spiffing read... calculated to grip blue-rinsed Conservative ladies and make Socialist eyes pop ( People)
Chris Mullin's book is the first for some time that I have stayed awake to finish (Ken Livingstone Labour Herald)
Entertaining to anyone interested in contemporary politics ( Glasgow Herald)
A curious Molotov cocktail ( Financial Times)
Entertaining propaganda ( Literary Review)
Acclaimed political satire now back in print with Serpent's Tail - from the celebrated diarist of A View From The Foothills
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Book Description Arrow Books Ltd, 1991. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 99862301