"Anyone who really wants to know what happened between 1979 and 1990 should read this book."
— John Rentoul
"Superbly researched...unlike so many others is neither hagiography nor hatchet-job, and probably gets closer to the truth than any...magnificently told."
— Michael Dobbs
"The best book yet written about Lady Thatcher."
— Frank Johnson
"An enormously useful achievement...every twist and turn of her political life is here."
— Matthew Paris
"I thoroughly enjoyed reading this book, and indeed arguing with it, because it has reminded me why many of us would never have wanted her to give up."
— William Hague
About the Author
is a leading political biographer. His other books include Lloyd George, Pistols at Dawn: Two Hundred Years of Political Rivalry from Pitt and Fox to Blair and Brown
, and Edward Heath
, for which he won the NCR Book Award. He lives in England.