"A rollicking account of the class divide in 21st-century Britain" Simon Jenkins, Sunday Times "an excellent book that breaks with tradition... with refreshing humanity" The Spectator "A book which offers the first real breath of fresh air in Conservative thinking since the Thatcher revolutionaries imposed their own intellectual orthodoxy" Polly Toynbee "A brilliant book which analyses the ways the working class has been consistently denigrated and disempowered." London Review of Books " A splendid book: sparky, persuasive and brave". Evening Standard "Beautifully written, deftly argued - and true" Matthew Paris
About the Author
Ferdinand Mount is a former editor of the TLS and columnist for the Sunday Times. He was head of the Number Ten Policy Unit and director of the Centre for Policy Studies. He is the author of several books including most recently his memoir, Cold Cream, which was a widely acclaimed bestseller. He is married with three grown-up children and lives with his wife in Islington.