It's a fascinating story that [Palin] brings full-bloodedly to life.' Guardian `This is an incredible book . Carefully researched and well-crafted, it brings the story of a ship vividly to life.' Sunday Times`A great story .
Told through the lens of its leaders and Taoisigh, Saving the State is the fascinating story of Fine Gael, from the wilderness years to the achievements in government, defeats and crises, the partnerships and the leadership. Essential reading for anyone interested in understanding how Fine Gael came to be the party it is today.
The author was struck one day by the thought that we devote a lot more time to studying the battles and wars of history than to considering what history really consists of. This inspired him to start a journey around his own house, considering how the ordinary things in life came to be. This book is about the history of the way we live.
A magisterial and profoundly perceptive survey of Britain's post-war role on the global stage, from Suez to Brexit. In 1962, the US Secretary of State observed that post-war Britain had 'lost an empire and not yet found a role'.
Every now and then a book is written that so completely sums up a time and a place it takes your breath away. This is the case with Dispatches, described by John Le Carre as 'the best book I have ever read on men and war in our time'.