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Like the Roman: The Life of Enoch Powell

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Simon Heffer. Like the Roman: The Life of Enoch Powell. Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1998 (1st edn).
Hardback, condition near-Fine, small tear on surface of ffep. DJ Fine.
The authorised biography of one of the most loved and hated politicians of the 20th century. The book covers all aspects of Powell's life :his Midlands childhood, his teaching by A.E.Housman, his appointment at the age of 25 as professor of Greek at the University of Adelaide, his writing of poetry, his love for an aristocratic Irish woman, his resignation from MacMillan's cabinet, the Rivers of Blood speech, and his spiritual Godfathering of Margaret Thatcher. The centrepiece of the book is the titanic struggle between Powell and Edward Heath over immigration, Europe and inflation.

Item details

Author(s):
Simon Heffer
Condition:
Fine
Dimensions:
240mm x 160mm
Edition:
1st
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0297842862
ISBN-13:
9780297842866
Number of pages:
1024
Publisher:
Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Title:
Like the Roman: The Life of Enoch Powell

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Simon Heffer. Like the Roman: The Life of Enoch Powell. Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1998 (1st edn).
Hardback, condition near-Fine, small tear on surface of ffep. DJ Fine.
The authorised biography of one of the most loved and hated politicians of the 20th century. The book covers all aspects of Powell's life :his Midlands childhood, his teaching by A.E.Housman, his appointment at the age of 25 as professor of Greek at the University of Adelaide, his writing of poetry, his love for an aristocratic Irish woman, his resignation from MacMillan's cabinet, the Rivers of Blood speech, and his spiritual Godfathering of Margaret Thatcher. The centrepiece of the book is the titanic struggle between Powell and Edward Heath over immigration, Europe and inflation.

Author(s):
Simon Heffer
Condition:
Fine
Dimensions:
240mm x 160mm
Edition:
1st
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0297842862
ISBN-13:
9780297842866
Number of pages:
1024
Publisher:
Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Title:
Like the Roman: The Life of Enoch Powell

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