The Prime Ministers We Never Had by Steve Richards - Signed Edition

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An excellent 320 pages of 'what if ...'

Hand Signed by Steve Richards to a Bookplate
Hardback 1st Edition

The Prime Ministers We Never Had by Steve Richards - Signed Edition

Hand Signed by Steve Richards to a Bookplate
Hardback 1st Edition
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Was Harold Wilson a bigger figure than Denis Healey? Was John Major more ‘prime ministerial’ than Michael Heseltine? Would David Miliband have become prime minister if it were not for his brother Ed? Would Ed have become prime minister if it were not for David? How close did Jeremy Corbyn come to being prime minister?

In this piercing and original study, journalist and commentator Steve Richards looks at eleven prime ministers we never had, examining what made each of these illustrious figures unique and why they failed to make the final leap to the very top. Combining astute insights into the demands of leadership with compelling historical analysis, this fascinating exploration of failure and success sheds new light on some of the most compelling characters in British public life.

About the Author: Steve Richards is a political columnist, journalist, and presenter. He presents Week in Westminster on BBC Radio Four among other programmes on BBC Radio and Television. He writes for several national newspapers and was formerly Chief Political Reporter at the Independent and Political Editor at the New Statesman. He also fronts a popular political show each year at Edinburgh Festival.

Format: Hardback Edition
ISBN: 9781838952419

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