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Things Can Only Get Better Eighteen Miserable Years in the Life of a Labour Supporter, 1979-1997 by John O'farrell
  

Things Can Only Get Better Eighteen Miserable Years in the Life of a Labour Supporter, 1979-1997

Biography / Autobiography   The Real World   
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A personal account of a Labour supporter's miserable eighteen years under a Tory government. A literary debut which combines wit with barbed insight from the author who has been a full time comedy writer since the voters of Battersea sacked him from his previous job as an MP's researcher for the House of Commons.

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Things Can Only Get Better Eighteen Miserable Years in the Life of a Labour Supporter, 1979-1997 by John O'farrell


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About the Author

John O'farrell

John O'Farrell is the author of four novels: The Man Who Forgot His Wife, May Contain Nuts, This Is Your Life and The Best a Man Can Get. His novels have been translated into over twenty languages and have been adapted for radio and television. He has also written two best-selling history books: An Utterly Impartial History of Britain and An Utterly Exasperated History of Modern Britain, as well as a political memoir, Things Can Only Get Better and three collections of his column in The Guardian. A former comedy scriptwriter for such productions as Spitting Image, Room 101, Murder Most Horrid and Chicken Run, he is founder of the satirical website NewsBiscuit and can occasionally be spotted on such TV programmes as Grumpy Old Men, Question Time and Have I Got News for You.

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Publication date

30th November 1999

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John O'farrell

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Biography / Autobiography
The Real World


ISBN

9780552998031

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