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A Very English Scandal


Author John Preston Published by Penguin Books ISBN 9780241973745 EAN 9780241973745 Bic Code Cover Paperback

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In 1979, Jeremy Thorpe, the rising star of the Liberal Party, stood trial for conspiracy to murder. It was the first time that a leading British politician had stood trial on a murder charge. It was the first time that a murder plot had been hatched in the House of Commons. And it was the first time that a prominent public figure had been exposed as a philandering homosexual. With all the pace and drama of a thriller, ‘A Very English Scandal’ is an extraordinary story of hypocrisy, deceit and betrayal at the heart of the British establishment.