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Beyond a Fringe

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A Times Political Book of the YearA Daily Mail Political Book of the YearA Guardian Political Book of the YearAn Independent Political Book of the YearVeering from the hilarious to the tragic, Andrew Mitchell's tales from the parliamentary jungle make for one of the most entertaining political memoirs in years. From his prep school years, straight out of Evelyn Waugh, through the Army to Cambridge, the City of London and the Palace of Westminster, Mitchell has passed through a series of British institutions at a time of furious social change - in the process becoming rather more cynical about the Establishment. Here, he brilliantly lifts the lid on its inner workings, from the punctilio of high finance to the dark arts of the government Whips' Office, and reveals how he accidentally started Boris Johnson's political career - an act which rebounded on him spectacularly. Engagingly honest about his ups and downs in politics, Beyond a Fringe is crammed with riotous political anecdotes and irresistible insider gossip from the heart of Westminster.

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ISBN: 9781785906992
Publication date: 12th October 2021
Author: Andrew Mitchell
Publisher: Biteback Publishing
Format: Ebook (Epub)
Primary Genre Biographies & Autobiographies
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