Just Boris: A Tale of Blond Ambition – A Biography of Boris Johnson

January 22, 2020 - Comment


Anonymous says:

The Eternal Wobbly Man of Politics I very rarely read biographies of living people – I feel lives are more interesting when history has had a bit of time to assess them – but I found ‘JUST BORIS’ an engaging read. Sonia Purnell combines deep research with an enviably light touch. Boris Johnson’s scrapes and disasters are very wittily chronicled. He comes across as the eternal Wobbly Man of Politics, However many times he is pushed over, he will always bounce back. The author does not condemn – she leaves the reader to do that -…

Anonymous says:

Biography of an outrageous egotist – required reading for all I have just read this book and thought it was fascinating – and horrifying. I must admit that steam was issuing from my ears most of the time I was devouring it. Only knowing Boris Johnson through snippets in Private Eye, and then as the leading light of the Brexit camapign, I was outraged by his performance in (and after) the referendum and appalled at the thought that he might become Prime Minister. I think the turncoat Michael Gove should be knighted for services to his country in preventing…

Anonymous says:

Very very worrying This opinion, written during the middle of the choice between Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt, the book is truly frightening in what it reveals about Boris in particular and politicians in general.It is clear that Tory MPs gave the Tory party a horrifying choice of candidates.My honest opinion is that neither of these characters is capable of running the country in these difficult times.It is clear that Parliament, in not obeying the instructions of the electorate, has signally…

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