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Roy Jenkins

Author: John Campbell
Publisher: London : Jonathan Cape, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents the biography of Roy Jenkins who was a Prime Minister of Britain. This books shows how he drove through the decriminalisation of homosexuality and the legalisation of abortion, abolished  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Roy Jenkins; Roy Jenkins; Roy Jenkins
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Campbell
ISBN: 9780224087506 0224087509
OCLC Number: 866583422
Awards: Shortlisted for Paddy Power Political Book Awards: Political Biography of the Year 2015.
Shortlisted for Costa Biography Award 2015.
Shortlisted for Costa Biography Award 2014.
Shortlisted for Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction 2014.
Long-listed for Orwell Prize 2015.
Short-listed for Samuel Johnson Prize 2014 (UK)
Short-listed for Costa Biography Award 2015 (UK)
Short-listed for Paddy Power Political Biography of the Year 2015 (UK)
Long-listed for Orwell Prize 2015 (UK)
Description: xiii, 818 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: by John Campbell.

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"Magnificent... A compelling account of a remarkable life" Observer "Campbell is simply a master of the art... This book is effortlessly superior." -- Dominic Sandbrook Sunday Times "Marvellous... Read more...

 
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