'Superb and angry.' --Polly Toynbee, Guardian
'A work of passion, sympathy and moral grace.' --Dwight Garner, New York Times
'Persuasively argued, and packed full of good reporting and useful information - [Jones] makes an important contribution to a revivified debate about class.' Lynsey Hanley, Guardian; 'A timely book.' Book of the Week, The Times; 'A blinding read.' Suzanne Moore, Guardian; 'It moves in and out of postwar British history with great agility, weaving together complex questions of class, culture and identity with a lightness of touch.' Jon Cruddas, Book of the Week, Independent; 'A lively, well-reasoned and informative counterblast to the notion that Britain is now more or less a classless society.' --Sean O'Hagan, Observer
About the Author
OWEN JONES has worked in the British Parliament as a trade union lobbyist and parliamentary researcher. He lives in London.