Lies of the Land, The: An Honest History of Political Deceit

Adam Macqueen

Format: Paperback / softback

Publisher: Atlantic Books

Published: 7th Jun '18


From Profumo to Trump, this is fun and funny whistle-stop tour of the porkies told by the political elite.

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‘A fun history of political dishonesty’ The TimesIn a history full of wit and acumen, Private Eye journalist Adam Macqueen dissects the gripping stories of the biggest political lies of the last half-century, from the cover-up of Churchill’s stroke to Iraq’s WMDs to Theresa May’s announcement that she wouldn’t be calling a snap election. Also covering a selection of Donald Trump’s litany of untruths, other infamous lies from foreign shores, and lesser known British whoppers, this is the quintessential guide to dishonesty from our leaders.

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Weight 0.356 kg
Dimensions 25 × 129 × 198 mm
Page Count 368