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Moore has produced a biography so masterly ... that it comes as close as biography can come to being a work of art (Craig Brown Mail on Sunday)
Moore's great gift is his ability to make Thatcher's story fresh again, and above all to remind us of how odd she was ... the access to her family and friends enabled Moore to produce a multifaceted picture of a compelling life ... [this] will now become the definitive account (Anne Applebaum Daily Telegraph)
Intricate, elegant and laced with dry humour (Andrew Rawnsley Observer)
Outstandingly good (A.N. Wilson Evening Standard)
Charles Moore was born in 1956 and educated at Eton and Trinity College, Cambridge, where he read History. He joined the staff of the Daily Telegraph in 1979, and as a political columnist in the 1980s covered several years of Mrs Thatcher's first and second governments. He was Editor of the Spectator 1984-90; Editor of the Sunday Telegraph 1992-95; and Editor of the Daily Telegraph 1995-2003, for which he is still a regular columnist. He is married, with a grown-up son and daughter, and lives in Sussex. The first volume of his biography of Margaret Thatcher, published in 2013, won the Elizabeth Longford Prize for Historical Biography, the HW Fisher Best First Biography Prize and Political Book of the Year at the Paddy Power Political Book Awards.
Extensive source material, particularly concerning her personal life before politics, make this a must-read for those who want to understand the Thatcher story and the influences... Read morePublished 20 hours ago by Charlie
The best political biography I have ever read. Outstandingly good.Published 2 months ago by Richard Godfrey
A very acute understanding of Maggie's thought and will.Published 2 months ago by Jose Tomas Almeida
very good book- the only thing that bothers me it that the fonts are too small. it is logical for the size of the book, as it would end up the size of yellow pages if bigger fonts... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Dimitra Dova