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Former steel worker Harry Perkins has, against all the odds, led the Labour Party to a stunning victory at the general election. His manifesto includes the removal of American bases, public control of finance, and the dismantling of the newspaper monopolies.
The Establishment is appalled by the prospect, and secretly decides that something must be done. As MI5 conspires with the city and the press barons, Perkins the PM finds himself in a no-holds-barred battle for survival.
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A delicious fantasy... crisply written and the story belts along (Observer)
Rattles along with speed and great credibility (The Times)
A curious Molotov cocktail (Financial Times)
A world of power struggle in Downing Street, Fleet Street, Whitehall and Washington (New Statesman)
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)
Entertaining propaganda (Literary Review)
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Book Description Hardback. Condition: Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Seller Inventory # GOR003447971
Book Description Hardback. Condition: Fair. A readable copy of the book which may include some defects such as highlighting and notes. Cover and pages may be creased and show discolouration. Seller Inventory # GOR002507352
Book Description Hodder & Stoughton Ltd, 1982. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Included. 1st Edition. 1st edition 1st printing hardback in unclipped jacket. Book in near fine condition with no inscriptions, jacket with just a bit of wear. A nice copy. Not a book club edition, ex library or a remainder. Scans available on request. Seller Inventory # ABE-1558885879737