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John Preston is a former Arts Editor of the Evening Standard and the Sunday Telegraph. For ten years he was the Sunday Telegraph's television critic and one of its chief feature writers. He is the author of a travel book and four novels. His most recent novel, The Dig, was published to great acclaim in 2007.

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A Very English Scandal Sex, Lies and a Murder Plot at the Heart of the Establishment by John Preston
A Very English Scandal Sex, Lies and a Murder Plot at the Heart of the Establishment
John Preston
In 1979, Jeremy Thorpe, the rising star of the Liberal Party, stood trial for conspiracy to murder. It was the first time that a leading British politician had stood trial on a murder charge. This is the story of hypocrisy,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/05/2016

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