Margaret Thatcher: The Authorized Biography, Volume 1: Not by Charles Moore

By Charles Moore

Now not For Turning is the 1st quantity of Charles Moore's licensed biography of Margaret Thatcher, the longest serving leading Minister of the 20th century and probably the most influential political figures of the postwar period. Charles Moore's biography of Margaret Thatcher, released after her loss of life on eight April 2013, instantly supersedes all previous books written approximately her. in the meanwhile while she turns into a old determine, this ebook additionally makes her right into a 3 dimensional one for the 1st time. It supplies exceptional perception into her youth and formation, specifically via her wide correspondence together with her sister, which Moore is the 1st writer to attract on. It recreates brilliantly the ambience of British politics as she used to be making her approach, and takes her as much as what used to be arguably the zenith of her strength, victory within the Falklands. (This quantity ends with the Falklands Dinner in Downing highway in November 1982.). Moore is obviously an admirer of his topic, yet he doesn't turn away from criticising her or choosing weaknesses and errors the place he feels it truly is justified. in accordance with unrestricted entry to all girl Thatcher's papers, unpublished interviews together with her and all her significant colleagues, this is often the quintessential, absolutely rounded portrait of a towering determine of our occasions.

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