About this book
Political columnist Simon Jenkins examines the history of Britain over the past 30 years, arguing that it has been dominated by Thatcher and her legacy. Brilliantly reviewed and winner of the Channel 4 'Political Book of the Year' 2006.
The history of Britain has been dominated by one figure - Margaret Thatcher. Her election marked a decisive break with the past and her premiership transformed not just her country, but the nature of democratic leadership. This is the story of the events, personalities, defeats and victories which are familiar to all those who lived through them.