Blair unbound

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Simon & Schuster, 2007 - Biography & Autobiography - 669 pages
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In June 2007, with his approval rating at an all-time low, Tony Blair stood down as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom after more than a decade in office. In this riveting account, Anthony Seldon—a recognized expert of British politics—follows the career of Tony Blair starting from its pinnacle at September 11 right up to his handing of the reins over to his arch rival, Gordon Brown. The politics of the post-9/11 Blair government, its policies in Iraq and Afghanistan, its domestic actions, and the true nature of Blair-Brown power struggle are all addressed. Based on hundreds of interviews with key government insiders and individuals close to the Blair camp—many of whom have previously kept their views private—this is the most complete, authoritative, and compelling account yet of the Blair premiership. Blair Unbound serves both as a fascinating “volume two” of this master class in political biography and as a highly revealing and compelling book in its own right.

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User Review  - Will James - Goodreads

Very fair-minded and detailed account of Blair's Premiership (2001-2007). Can't help thinking that many of Seldon's conclusions will stand the test of time, and that this book will keep its value for years to come. Read full review

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User Review  - Sue - Goodreads

I read it because it was bought for me and wasn't sure if I wanted to plunge in. However it was not hard work and I found myself staying up late and in the end I had to stay in on a Saturday night to finish it off. Great insight and not slimy as many biographies can be Read full review

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The Road to Baghdad
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About the author (2007)

Anthony Seldon is the author of several books on the Tony Blair administration, including 10 Downing Street, Blair, Blair’s Britain, and The Blair Effect.

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