• Hello,Welcome to Play.com.  . (Not youSign in?) | Register
  • 0 SuperPoints
  • Your Account
  • Help

The Blair Years | Hardback

Released on 09 July 2007

Author: Alastair Campbell | Format: Hardback

5.0 out of 5 (1 customer review) | Write a review

18 used from £1.91

Results 1-5 of 18

Sold by: ThePerfectUsedBook

Condition: Used - Good

In stock | Shipping now

Comment: EXCELLENT value for money and ready for dispatch. Delivery normally within 2/3 days. Our reputation is built on our Speedy Delivery Service and our Customer Service Team.

Available Delivery Options

  • Standard delivery estimate: 5th Nov - 7th Nov

RRP £25.00 Save £23.09

£1.91

Free Delivery

2 SuperPoints

Sold by: TheMonsterBookshop | visit our store

Condition: Used - Very Good

In stock | Shipping now

Comment: EXCELLENT QUALITY - Very few signs of previous use. Super fast delivery from UK mainland ** 30 day money back gurantee

Available Delivery Options (find out more)

  • Standard delivery estimate: 5th Nov - 7th Nov
TheMonsterBookshop

£2.64

Free Delivery

3 SuperPoints

Sold by: GreenerBooks | visit our store

Condition: Used - Good

In stock | Shipping now

Comment: **SHIPPED FROM UK** We believe you will be completely satisfied with our quick and reliable service. All orders are dispatched as swiftly as possible! Buy with confidence!

Available Delivery Options (find out more)

  • Standard delivery estimate: 5th Nov - 7th Nov
GreenerBooks

£2.65

Free Delivery

3 SuperPoints

Sold by: worldofbooks | visit our store

Condition: Used - Very Good

In stock | Shipping now

Comment: In VERYGOOD Condition. Ready for Shipping.

Available Delivery Options (find out more)

  • Standard delivery estimate: 5th Nov - 7th Nov
worldofbooks

£2.69

Free Delivery

3 SuperPoints

Sold by: worldofbooks | visit our store

Condition: Used - Good

In stock | Shipping now

Comment: In GOOD Condition. Ready for Shipping.

Available Delivery Options (find out more)

  • Standard delivery estimate: 5th Nov - 7th Nov
worldofbooks

£2.69

Free Delivery

3 SuperPoints

Results 1-5 of 18

The Blair Years is the most compelling and revealing account of contemporary politics you will ever read. Taken from Alastair Campbell's daily diaries, it charts the rise of New Labour and the tumultuous years of Tony Blair's leadership, providing the first important record of a remarkable decade in our national life.

Here are the defining events of our time, from Labour's new dawn to the war on terror, from the death of Diana to negotiations for peace in Northern Ireland, from Kosovo, Afghanistan and Iraq, through to the Hutton Inquiry of 2003, the year Campbell resigned his position at No 10. But above all here is Tony Blair up close and personal, taking the decisions that affected the lives of millions, under relentless and often hostile pressure.

Often described as the second most powerful figure in Britain, Alastair Campbell is no stranger to controversy. Feared and admired in equal measure, hated by some, he was pivotal to the founding of New Labour and the sensational election victory of 1997. As Blair's press secretary, strategist and trusted confidant, Campbell spent more waking hours alongside the Prime Minister than anyone. His diaires - at times brutally frank, often funny, always compelling - take the reader right to the heart of government.

The Blair Years is a story of politics in the raw, of progress and setback, of reputations made and destroyed, under the relentless scrutiny of a 24-hour media. Unflinchingly told, it covers the crises and scandals, the rows and resignations, the ups and downs of Britain's hothouse politics. But amid the big events are insights and observations that make this a remarkably human portrayal of some of the most powerful people in the world.

There has never been so riveting a book about life at the very top, nor a more human book about politics, told by a man who saw it all.

Author Biography:
Alastair Campbell was born in Keighley, Yorkshire in 1957, the son of a vet. After graduating from Cambridge University in modern languages, his first chosen career was journalism, principally with the Mirror Group. When Tony Blair became leader of the Labour Party, he asked Campbell to be his press secretary. He worked for Blair - first in that capacity, then as official spokesman and director of communications and strategy - from 1994 to 2003, since when he has been engaged mainly in writing, public speaking and working for Leukaemia Research, where he is chairman of fundraising. He has continued to act as an advisor to Mr Blair and the Labour Party, including during the 2005 election campaign. He lives in North London with his partner of 25 years, Fiona Millar. They have three children Rory, 19, Calum, 17 and Grace, 12. His interests include running, triathlon, bagpipes and Burnley Football Club.

customer Reviews

 Average rating (1 review)

 a great read

| | See all johnstar55's reviews (3)

a great and intersting read a fasnating look in to the world
of politics even for some one like myself who has no political knowlage

Rakuten’s Play.com is an online trading platform which enables third party sellers and buyers to negotiate and complete transactions via its Website. Rakuten’s Play.com is neither the buyer nor the seller of any items sold via its Website. Accordingly, Rakuten’s Play.com is not a party to the contract for sale between a buyer and seller and is not responsible for fulfilling and delivering orders, handling returns or processing refunds for purchases made.

The relevant seller’s terms and conditions apply to delivery, refunds and returns of any items sold via Rakuten’s Play.com. If you have specific questions, about a sellers delivery policy, returns policy or the return or refund of an item you should contact the relevant seller directly. You must comply with the seller's return policy in order to be eligible for any possible refund from the seller.

Whilst we have no obligation to mediate or to enforce or execute fulfilment of any contract, we want you to have a safe shopping experience and may intervene in certain circumstances to resolve an issue, in line with our FairPlay Guarantee. Please see our User Agreement for details.

Important Warning: It is your responsibility to check a seller’s delivery and returns policy prior to confirming an order.

AuthorAlastair Campbell
PublisherArrow Books Ltd (United Kingdom)
Year2007
ISBN9780091796297
FormatHardback - 816 Pages
Illustrations24 pages