Comrade Corbyn - Updated New Edition
By Rosa Prince
Fully updated new edition of the best-selling political biography.
He is a most unlikely revolutionary: a middle-aged, middle-class former grammar schoolboy who honed his radicalism on the mean streets of rural Shropshire. Last summer, this little-known outsider rode a wave of popular enthusiasm to win the Labour Party leadership by a landslide, with a greater mandate than any British political leader before him.
This new edition of the critically acclaimed biography brings the Jeremy Corbyn story fully up to date, setting out how this very British iconoclast managed to snatch the leadership of a party he spent forty years rebelling against and, despite rebellion from within his own ranks, managed to galvanise millions to vote for him in the 2017 general election.
Engaging, clear-sighted and above all revealing, Comrade Corbyn explores the extraordinary story of the most unexpected leader in modern British politics.
A real political thriller with a revolutionary ending.Kevin Maguire, Daily Mirror
Essential reading for anyone who follows politics.Mary Riddell, Daily Telegraph
An accomplished study and the most lucid explanation yet of the Labour Party’s present state.New Statesman
A clear, well-researched and fair-minded account.Daily Mail
Prince has produced a well- researched and balanced account of the rise of this most unlikely politician.The Spectator
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