Whispers Of Betrayal by Michael DobbsWhispers Of Betrayal by Michael Dobbs

Whispers Of Betrayal

byMichael Dobbs

Paperback | December 30, 2008

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In the new novel of treachery at the highest levels from the bestselling author of House of Cards, backbench MP Tom Goodfellowe is caught up in a national crisis as the capital is held to ransom by one angry man.Colonel Peter Amadeus is an old soldier with a grievance. He wants an apology from the Prime Minister. But this Prime Minister does not believe in apologizing for anything.For Amadeus it becomes a matter of honour - and retribution. Soon London is a city under siege, its lifelines cut. Then comes his ultimatum: the Prime Minister must resign - or London will be destroyed.Only one man stands between the capital and disaster - Tom Goodfellowe, a backbench MP who can't even sort out his own life, let alone save the lives of others. He is a man torn between ambition, honour and love - with the fate of London slipping swiftly through his fingers.
Michael Dobbs was at Mrs Thatcher's side as she took her first step into Downing Street as Prime Minister, and was a key aide to John Major when he was voted out. In between times he was bombed in Brighton, banished from Chequers and blamed for failing to secure a Blair-Major television debate. He is now one of the country's leading po...
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Title:Whispers Of BetrayalFormat:PaperbackDimensions:464 pagesPublished:December 30, 2008Publisher:HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERSLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0006497993

ISBN - 13:9780006497998

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'Terrific. as good as anything Dobbs has done. superb.'Sunday Telegraph'Dobbs has given us a splendid diversion, one that makes it worth chucking the TV set out of the window and settling down with a book.'Sunday Express'A cracking good read - Goodfellowe is the most affectionately drawn crumpled anti-hero since Jim Hacker.'The Big Issue'Brilliant. full of magnificently dark political characters.'Daily Mail