Margaret Thatcher, Volume Two

Margaret Thatcher, Volume Two

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The first full study of the Thatcher Government from beginning to dramatic end -- The Iron Lady is certain to become one of the greatest political biographies of our times. Frank Johnson in the Daily Telegraph described the first volume of John Campbell's biography of Margaret Thatcher as qmuch the best book yet written about Lady Thatcher.q That volume, The Grocer's Daughter, described Mrs. Thatcher's childhood and early career up until the 1979 General Election, which carried her into Downing Street. This second volume covers the whole eleven and a half years of her momentous premiership. Thirteen years after her removal from power, this is the first comprehensive and fully researched study of the Thatcher government from its hesitant beginning to its dramatic end. Campbell draws on the mass of memoirs and diaries of Margaret Thatcher's colleagues, aides, advisers and rivals, as well as on original material from the Ronald Reagan archive, shedding fascinating new light on the Reagan-Thatcher qspecial relationship, q and on dozens of interviews. The Iron Lady will confirm John Campbell's Margaret Thatcher as one of the greatest political biographies of recent times.And while the rest of the party flies home Colleen travels back to London in the back seat of the Prime Ministera#39;s car with instructions to put her feet up across the back seat.aquot;4 Finally there is the joyfully repeated story of a lunch at Chequers when one of the service personnel waiting at table ... The contrast between the way Mrs Thatcher fussed over her staff and the cavalier way she treated her colleaguesanbsp;...

Title:Margaret Thatcher, Volume Two
Author:John Campbell
Publisher:Vintage - 2003


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