The Third Man: Life At The Heart Of New Labour by Peter MandelsonThe Third Man: Life At The Heart Of New Labour by Peter Mandelson

The Third Man: Life At The Heart Of New Labour

byPeter Mandelson

Paperback | March 3, 2011

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The number one bestselling memoir of one of New Labour's three founding architects, now with a revealing new chapter updating this paperback edition.Peter Mandelson is one of the most influential politicians of modern times. The Third Man is his story - of a life played out in the backroom and then on the frontline of the Labour Party during its unprecedented three terms in government.Much of the book is devoted to the defining political relationships of Peter Mandelson's life - with Tony Blair and Gordon Brown. Charting what he terms the 'soap-opera' years of the Labour government, his book continues to ruffle feathers with an updated preface bringing the story up to the tempestuous present.
Peter Mandelson was born in London in 1953 and educated at Hendon County Grammar School and Oxford University. At the age of thirty-two he became Labour's Director of Campaigns and Communications, and he was elected as MP for Hartlepool in 1992. During Tony Blair's premiership he was Minister without Portfolio, Secretary of State for T...
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Title:The Third Man: Life At The Heart Of New LabourFormat:PaperbackDimensions:512 pagesPublished:March 3, 2011Publisher:HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERSLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0007395302

ISBN - 13:9780007395309

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Dr An illuminating account of 'British' politics and wherever that has been 'exported' to. Shows that Politicians are human beings- like any of us and can be serve selflessly or selfishly.
Date published: 2014-11-11

Editorial Reviews

'Gossip, intrigue and scandal.a truthful and witty account' New Statesman'Informative, clear and containing refreshing doses of self-knowledge, occasional regret and thoughtfulness' Andrew Marr'Shines a brutal light on the conflicts at the heart of Labour's leadership' Guardian'Mandelson has added heavily to the sum total of political knowledge' The Times'A revealing and important book by a more winning individual than I had expected to encounter' Matthew Parris'A very good book.Fluently written and substantial, this is a serious book by a serious man' Sunday Telegraph'A compelling account of the New Labour years. Revealing and subtle.The book should be read by anyone remotely interested in politics' Independent