Unleashing Demons: The Inside Story of Brexit by Craig Oliver
ABOUT THE PRODUCT... As David Cameron's director of Politics and communications, Craig Oliver was in the room at every key moment during the EU referendum - the biggest political event in the UK since World War 2.
Craig Oliver worked with all the players, including David Cameron, George Osbourne, Barack Obama, Angela Merkel, Jeremy Corbyn, Boris Johnson, Michael Gove, Theresa May and Peter Mandelson.
Unleashing Demons is based on his extensive notes, detailing everything from the decision to call a referendum, to the subsequent civil war in the Conservative Party and the aftermath of the shocking result.
This is raw history at its very best, packed with enthralling detail and colourful anecdotes from behind the closed doors of the campaign that changed British history.
'Part memoir, part diary, this is one of the most vivid, frank and exciting inside accounts to have been written for years... Stunning and highly readable. It will make uncomfortable reading for a few, but hugely enlightening and enjoyable reading for the many.' - ANTHONY SELDON
'Unleashing Demons...has the vividness and pace of a political thriller. Extraordinarily candid...' Roland Rudd
'Utterly fascinating...indispensable to appreciating this extraordinary phase in our history.' JOHN SIMPSON
'A gripping fly-on-the-wall account.' ROBERT PESTON
'The compelling insider's account' NICK ROBINSON
'Gripping reading' NEW STATESMAN
Author Biography - Before entering 10 Downing Street as Director of Politics and Communications, Craig Oliver was an award-wining journalist. His roles included editing the BBC's News at Six and Ten, Controller of the World Service and Executive Editor of ITV's flagship news programmes. He has three daughters and lives in London.
MISTER NEWMAN SAYS... A perfect gift for Dads who love politics and modern history.
Brexit has been the biggest moment in British politics since the second world war, with all the drama and backstabbing of a series of House of Cards. So w love stunning insider account that blows the doors wide open and takes the reader into 10 Downing Street to see what really went on in the corridors of power.
Given its serialisation in a Sunday Newspaper and a extensive interview tours from Craig Oliver, this title may be on the radar of any politico in your family - without a doubt a perfect gift for dads, uncles and grandfathers who have a thirst for knowledge.