Final Cut

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HarperCollins Publishers Limited, 2010 - 480 pages
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The finale in the trilogy that inspired the hit Netflix series House of Cards

He schemed his way to power in House of Cards and had a memorable battle of wills with the new king in To Play the King. Now Francis Urquhart is about to take his place in the record books as the longest-serving Prime Minister this century. Yet it seems the public is tiring of him at last, and the movement to force him from power is growing. But Urquhart is not yet ready to be driven from office. If the public demands new blood, that is precisely what he will give them...

This is a different Francis Urquhart more vulnerable, more loving, and more ruthless than ever. He will risk everything, but one thing is certain: whatever the outcome of this, his greatest gamble, the name of Francis Urquhart will never be forgotten.

Finishing the dark tale of greed, corruption, and unquenchable ambition, The Final Cut reveals that no matter the country, politics, intrigue and passion reign in the corridors of power.

"A triumphant return...the best book of the three. The action is unflagging, the characterization razor-sharp, the satirical barbs at politics and politicians unfailingly accurate. What a brilliant creation F.U. is." --Sunday Telegraph"

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Review: The Final Cut (Francis Urquhart #3)

User Review  - Carrie - Goodreads

The ending is awesome, but everything else was a little tired. I think Dobbs should have stopped after the first book. Read full review

Review: The Final Cut (Francis Urquhart #3)

User Review  - Kami - Goodreads

I didn't find this book as riveting as the first 2 books in the series. It was hard to stay interested and reading the book continuosly. The plot was slow moving. Lots of loose ends were tied up and a few plot twists. Read full review

About the author (2010)

Bestselling author Michael Dobbs was at Mrs Thatcher's side as she took her first step into Downing Street as Prime Minister and was a key aide to John Major when he was voted out. In between times he was bombed in Brighton, banished from Chequers and blamed for failing to secoure a Blair-Major television debate. He is now one of the country's leading political commentators.

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