Chris Mullin's classic political thriller, the television version of which was shown in more than 30 countries and won both BAFTA and Emmy awards.
Against the odds, former steel worker Harry Perkins has led the Labour Party to a stunning victory. His manifesto includes removal of the American bases, public control of finance and the dismantling of media empires.
The Establishment is appalled. Something must be done. As M15 conspires with the City and the press barons to bring Perkins down, he finds himself caught up in a no-holds battle for survival…
"Rattles along with great speed and credibility" - The Times
"A delicious fantasy" - Simon Hoggart, The Observer
"Rattling good" - The London Review of Books
"Preposterous" - Daily Telegraph
"A curious Molotov cocktail" - Financial Times
"The political novel of the decade" - Tony Benn
First published by Hodder & Stoughton in 1982 and republished half a dozen times since. Most recently in 2010 by Serpent's Tail (an imprint of Profile Books Ltd).
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