Secrets and Lies
Christine Keeler’s name is as synonymous with the sexual revolution as the Pill. Her short affair with the Minister for War, John Profumo, led to the downfall of Harold Macmillan’s government and was at the epicenter of the social and political earthquake that followed. What she can now tell with mature insight will shatter all preconceptions. This is the life’s journey of a woman whom history had refused to let go, who can never escape being Christine Keeler. She is a headline forever. This is a compulsive account of her enormous personal sacrifice, her unstinting resolve and her triumphant survival. What Christine Keeler has finally found herself brave enough to tell rewrites history. Setting the record straight and revealing the truth about all the misconceptions that have amassed over the years Christine Keeler tells her side of events in her own words.• Set to grab the headlines once again the ‘Profumo affair’ has captivated people across the generations who are fascinated by the how the actions of one woman could bring down an entire government.
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Review: Secrets and LiesUser Review - Robin Webster - Goodreads
In any era, a story of a 19 year old girl having a sexual relationship with a British Minister of War at the same time as a suspected Russian spy is going to make front page headlines around the world ... Read full review
Review: Secrets and LiesUser Review - WJ Gunning - Goodreads
A thoroughly good read and so good to hear finally Christine Keeler's voice on what happened. Sad that she had to wait so long to tell her story but a real eye opener to hypocrisy and privilege and ... Read full review