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Head of State

by Andrew Marr

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Head of State by Andrew Marr
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  • Published in USA  Feb 2015
    384 pages
    Genre: Novels

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It's September 2017, and the United Kingdom is on the verge of a crucial referendum that will determine, once and for all, if the country remains a member of the European Union or goes its own way. But, unsuspected by the electorate, and unknown to all but a handful of members of the Prime Minister's innermost circle, there is a shocking secret at the very heart of government that could change everything in an instant. A group of ruthlessly determined individuals will stop at nothing - including murder - to prevent that from happening.

Andrew Marr's first novel is a darkly comic tale of deception and skullduggery at Downing Street and Whitehall. Making full use of his unrivalled inside knowledge of the British political scene, Marr has created a sparkling entertainment, a wholly original depiction of Westminster and its denizens, and a fascinating, irreverent glimpse behind the parliamentary curtain. 

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"Starred Review. Clever dark humor, witty prose, and a rigorously constructed plot add up to a thought-provoking read." - Publishers Weekly

"Starred Review. Witty. Imaginative. Irreverent." - Kirkus

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Andrew Marr

Andrew Marr is a former editor of the Independent and BBC political editor. His acclaimed television documentary series include Andrew Marr's History of Modern Britain and Andrew Marr's The Making of Modern Britain. He is also a hugely successful nonfiction author.

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