About this book
The dramatic confrontation between the two mighty opposites of the Victorian age, brilliantly recreated by a talented young historian.
Gladstone and Disraeli were the fiercest political rivals. The vitriolic duel between Gladstone and Disraeli was nothing less than a battle to lead the richest powerful nation on earth. To Disraeli, his antagonist was an 'unprincipled maniac'. For Gladstone, his rival was 'The Grand Corrupter'. Victorians were electrified by the confrontation.