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[Reading] ➿ Jeremy Thorpe Author Michael Bloch – Blackswantea.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 froReading Jeremy Thorpe Author Michael Bloch Blackswanteacouk '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 fro '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 T

Horpe'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

jeremy kindle thorpe free Jeremy Thorpe PDFEPUBHorpe'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

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  • Richard Thomas

    ePUB blackswanteacouk ë Jeremy Thorpe eBook ↠ jeremy kindle, thorpe free, Jeremy Thorpe PDFEPUBThis 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 po


  • Andy

    ePUB blackswanteacouk ë Jeremy Thorpe eBook ↠ jeremy kindle, thorpe free, Jeremy Thorpe PDFEPUBIt is the biography that British political anoraks have long awaited and which sadly can now only be published as its subject is no


  • Judy

    ePUB blackswanteacouk ë Jeremy Thorpe eBook ↠ jeremy kindle, thorpe free, Jeremy Thorpe PDFEPUBA 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

    ePUB blackswanteacouk ë Jeremy Thorpe eBook ↠ jeremy kindle, thorpe free, Jeremy Thorpe PDFEPUBIf 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 late 60s till his spectacula


  • David Brown

    ePUB blackswanteacouk ë Jeremy Thorpe eBook ↠ jeremy kindle, thorpe free, Jeremy Thorpe PDFEPUBA reasonably intriguing political tale one that I was not aware of the central details in sufficient depth that suffered at times from a journali


  • Michael Macdonald

    ePUB blackswanteacouk ë Jeremy Thorpe eBook ↠ jeremy kindle, thorpe free, Jeremy Thorpe PDFEPUBwhen you remember events from your childhood they get mangled In my caseJeremy Thorpe went from the exotic campaigner arriving on a beach by hovercraft to the seedy defendant in the conspiracy trial that ended his career in this excellent sympathetic biography Bloch records the mixture of charm and chicanery that defined Thorpe's desperate career which revived the Liberals from obscurity Bloch's record is damming as he shows that Thorpe consistently lied and distracted his energies into tackling the vile blackmailer Norman Scott whose only success was the


  • Val Robson

    ePUB blackswanteacouk ë Jeremy Thorpe eBook ↠ jeremy kindle, thorpe free, Jeremy Thorpe PDFEPUBOh 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 i


  • Mr Allan Goldie

    ePUB blackswanteacouk ë Jeremy Thorpe eBook ↠ jeremy kindle, thorpe free, Jeremy Thorpe PDFEPUBI 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 years later I had always liked watching Jeremy Thorpe as he was an extrovert character and it was good to see him as the Liberal Leader I remember the scandal and his trial well and followed its progress The book is an accurate account of his life and of how his character was particularly in the time leading up to his trial It does not judge him in any way and neither would Iand it is clear that he was a very loyal man to his second wife and his life long secretary In politics he was well respected as an MP and his constituents stood by him He was found not guilty at The Old Bailey of the conspiracy to murder charge but the scandal finished his political career It was so sad to read how Parkinson’s Disease took away so much of his skills a


  • Richard

    ePUB blackswanteacouk ë Jeremy Thorpe eBook ↠ jeremy kindle, thorpe free, Jeremy Thorpe PDFEPUBTook 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

    ePUB blackswanteacouk ë Jeremy Thorpe eBook ↠ jeremy kindle, thorpe free, Jeremy Thorpe PDFEPUBExcellentGrowing 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


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