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Children of the Master - Andrew Marr (Signed 1st Edition)

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ONE DOOMED PRIME MINISTER.TWO WOULD-BE SUCCESSORS.BUT WHO'S PULLING THE STRINGS?The second novel from Britain's foremost political commentator is a thrillingly intimate look at the inner workings of Whitehall, and who really controls party politics.The Labour Party has unexpectedly won a narrow majority in the 2018 general election. But the new government is weak and divided, its unpopular leader embattled in the House of Commons. A group of eminent figures from the party's past see an opportunity to re-establish their grip over its future by replacing the prime minister with a figurehead they can manipulate to their own ends. But who will they choose?Two possible candidates emerge from the recent intake of MPs: David Petrie, a self-made Scot with a working-class background and a troubled personal history; and Caroline Phillips, a high-flying Londoner whose complicated private life could be either her greatest handicap, or her greatest asset.Against a backdrop of intrigue and betrayal at the Palace of Westminster, both must struggle with the sacrifices and compromises they will have to make if they are to seize the greatest political prize of all.In his second novel, Andrew Marr draws on his unrivalled inside knowledge of British politics to expose the foibles, duplicities and absurdities of those we elect to govern us.

Hardback first edition in acceptable condition. Dust-jacket is quite heavily worn. Bumping to the top and bottom of the spine. Signed on the title page by the author.

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Author(s):
Andrew Marr
Condition:
Fair
Dimensions:
240x159x36
EAN-13:
9780007596454
Edition:
Hardback original
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-13:
9780007596454
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
391
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers

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ONE DOOMED PRIME MINISTER.TWO WOULD-BE SUCCESSORS.BUT WHO'S PULLING THE STRINGS?The second novel from Britain's foremost political commentator is a thrillingly intimate look at the inner workings of Whitehall, and who really controls party politics.The Labour Party has unexpectedly won a narrow majority in the 2018 general election. But the new government is weak and divided, its unpopular leader embattled in the House of Commons. A group of eminent figures from the party's past see an opportunity to re-establish their grip over its future by replacing the prime minister with a figurehead they can manipulate to their own ends. But who will they choose?Two possible candidates emerge from the recent intake of MPs: David Petrie, a self-made Scot with a working-class background and a troubled personal history; and Caroline Phillips, a high-flying Londoner whose complicated private life could be either her greatest handicap, or her greatest asset.Against a backdrop of intrigue and betrayal at the Palace of Westminster, both must struggle with the sacrifices and compromises they will have to make if they are to seize the greatest political prize of all.In his second novel, Andrew Marr draws on his unrivalled inside knowledge of British politics to expose the foibles, duplicities and absurdities of those we elect to govern us.

Hardback first edition in acceptable condition. Dust-jacket is quite heavily worn. Bumping to the top and bottom of the spine. Signed on the title page by the author.

Author(s):
Andrew Marr
Condition:
Fair
Dimensions:
240x159x36
EAN-13:
9780007596454
Edition:
Hardback original
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-13:
9780007596454
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
391
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers

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