'Packed with information, and clearly and thoughtfully written' -- FRANCIS BECKETT, Guardian
'Superbly well-informed and exhaustively researched' -- PETER OBORNE, The Tablet
'The best account so far of the high politics of the Blair era' -- NICK COHEN, New Statesman
'The most readable of all the books this year on the Prime Minister and/or the [Iraq] war' -- ELINOR GOODMAN, Sunday Telegraph Books of the Year
'This book will become the automatic reference point for studies of a political period that promised so much' -- JOHN KAMPFNER, Observer
About the Author
Anthony Seldon is the author of several books including the official biography of John Major and the authorised 'biography' of Number 10 Downing Street. He is also the editor of an ongoing series of essays by the foremost political commentators of the time, the latest of which, THE BLAIR EFFECT, was published in 2001.