A Very English Scandal

Written By John Preston
A Very English Scandal
  • Publsiher : Penguin UK
  • Release : 05 May 2016
  • ISBN : 0241973759
  • Pages : 352 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 11 reviews
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Read or download book entitled A Very English Scandal written by John Preston which was release on 05 May 2016, this book published by Penguin UK. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: The shocking true story of the first British politician to stand trial for murder Behind oak-panelled doors in the House of Commons, men with cut-glass accents and gold signet rings are conspiring to murder. It's the late 1960s and homosexuality has only just been legalised, and Jeremy Thorpe, the leader of the Liberal party, has a secret he's desperate to hide. As long as Norman Scott, his beautiful, unstable lover is around, Thorpe's brilliant career is at risk. With the help of his fellow politicians, Thorpe schemes, deceives, embezzles - until he can see only one way to silence Scott for good.

A Very English Scandal

A Very English Scandal
  • Author : John Preston
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release Date : 2016-05-05
  • Total pages : 352
  • ISBN : 0241973759
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Summary : The shocking true story of the first British politician to stand trial for murder Behind oak-panelled doors in the House of Commons, men with cut-glass accents and gold signet rings are conspiring to murder. It's the late 1960s and homosexuality has only just been legalised, and Jeremy Thorpe, the leader ...

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  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2022-04-07
  • Total pages : 314
  • ISBN : 0241973759
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  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2018
  • Total pages : 212
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