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's rapid rise and spectacular fall from grace is one of the most remarkable in British politics When he became leader of the Liberal Party in at the age of just thirty seven he seemed destined for truly great things But as his star steadily rose so his nemesis drew ever nearer a time bomb in the form of Norman Scott a homosexual wastrel and sometime male model with whom Jeremy had formed an ill advised relationship in the early s

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[EPUB] ✼ Jeremy Thorpe Author Michael Bloch – Srl-ltd.co.uk 'A revealing insightful and gripping biography of one of the most extraordinary people ever to lead a British political party' Observer The story of Jeremy Thorpe's rapid rise and spectacular fall froScott's incessant boasts about their 'affair' became increasingly embarrassing and eventually led to a bizarre murder plot to shut him up for good Jeremy was acuitted of involvement but his career was in ruinsMichael Bloch's magisterial biography is not just a brilliant retelling of this amazing story; ten years in the making it is also the definitive character study of one of the most fascinating figures in post war British politic

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  • Richard Thomas

    Download reader Ì Jeremy Thorpe ¾ srlltd Jeremy ThorpeThis is a fascinating biography of a politician who 'fell like Lucifer' to pinch a uotation It describes his huge strengths and his eually huge weaknesses objectively and clearly For me Jeremy Thorpe was consistently on the side of the political angels but some of the financial short cuts he took are shocking His downfall through the agency of Norman Scott aided and abetted by such horrors as Peter Bessell and his own personal short comings is described in uite proper detail since this is what makes this well worth reading His political achievements in moving the then Liberal party from the fringe of politics despite the efforts of Jo Grimond to place Liberalism at the core of the radical centre resonate today This is par


  • Andy

    Download reader Ì Jeremy Thorpe ¾ srlltd Jeremy ThorpeIt is the biography that British political anoraks have long awaited and which sadly can now only be published as its subject is no Like Richard Nixon Jeremy Thorpe remains a fascinating if flawed figure to those who remember him long after many of his lauded contemporaries have passed into obscurityCharismatic saturnine


  • Judy

    Download reader Ì Jeremy Thorpe ¾ srlltd Jeremy ThorpeA fascinating but overblown life in a fascinating but overblown book 550 pages could have been condensed to 400 odd pages and given a truer picture of the subject I retain a strong fondness for Jeremy Thorpe but this book needed severe editing


  • Phil

    Download reader Ì Jeremy Thorpe ¾ srlltd Jeremy ThorpeIf you think the contemporary UK Liberal Democratic Party is a ramshackle collection of oddballs eccentrics and amateurs you have never encountered its predecessor party the Liberals as they stood in the 1950s to 1970s Never uite sure what they stood for in the grand scheme of British and world politics still bathing in the reflected light of their 19th early 20th century heyday this fading club of often brilliant semi aristocrats chancers dodgy businessmen sexual fugitives and the downright deluded brought a degree of comic relief to the rather grim two party system of corporate consensus that dominated the UK's parliamentary system at the time Presiding over them from the la


  • David Brown

    Download reader Ì Jeremy Thorpe ¾ srlltd Jeremy ThorpeA reasonably intriguing political tale one that I was not aware of the central details in sufficient depth that suffered at times from a journalistic approach to the tale of hubris and ultimate tragedy At the outset as Thorpe climbs to prominence the author seems a little too keen to tee up the personal web of half truths and downright lies that eventually entrap Thorpe as he attempts to keep his homosexuali


  • Michael Macdonald

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  • Val Robson

    Download reader Ì Jeremy Thorpe ¾ srlltd Jeremy ThorpeOh dearthat was a slog It's taken me ages to read this book It's well written but at 555 pages just too long for me and lost my interest I enjoyed the chapters about his family background and his friends but there was so much politics to get through But I can hardly complain given Jeremy Thorpe’s leading role in politics for much of the 50s 60s and 70s I just found it hard work and with so many people involved with skulduggery going on left right and centre I couldn't keep up If I’d read it nearer to the time it happened I’d have been better off as I m


  • Mr Allan Goldie

    Download reader Ì Jeremy Thorpe ¾ srlltd Jeremy ThorpeI thoroughly enjoyed reading this book from an historical perspective and also from my interest in the political character Jeremy Thorpe As a boy I had always paid attention to news and the political characters and this continues today now many


  • Richard

    Download reader Ì Jeremy Thorpe ¾ srlltd Jeremy ThorpeTook me a long time to read this book Hard going only because of the intensity and facts which come at you thick and fastThe author does an excellent job of keeping the pace in an otherwise dry subject The history is rich and well definedAn incredible true story told impeccably


  • Neil Barrington

    Download reader Ì Jeremy Thorpe ¾ srlltd Jeremy ThorpeExcellentGrowing up in 70s Beginning of my lifelong interest in politics Thorpe was obviously one of the main players Can't lie it was a massive eye opener to discover what he was really like Can heartily recommend this excellent account of his very interesting life