AUTHORS

Adam Macqueen

Adam Macqueen has worked at Private Eye on and off for fourteen years. He was assistant, deputy and finally acting editor of The Big Issue between 1999 and 2002. He is the author of the acclaimed bestsellers The Private Eye: The First 50 Years and The Prime Minister's Ironing Board and Other State Secrets.

BOOKS BY THIS AUTHOR

REVIEWS

FunPatrick Kidd
Times

Sure to find an eager audience... Like a sort of giant supermarket sweep through the dodgier aisles of Westminster, in which the author dashes round collecting up all the best
reasons never to trust the establishment again, it's lively entertainment


Observer

The perfect bedside book
Guardian

Fun [and] digestible... There is something staggering about the sheer weight of untruthfulness that oozes from the pages.
Prospect

Irresistibly enjoyable... Funny, colourful and always insightfulDominic Sandbrook
historian, columnist and television presenter

An excellent guide through the thickets of political mendacity. Brilliantly-researched, intelligent, and lucid, this book is essential readingMatthew D’Ancona
author of Post Truth and Guardian columnist

Forensic and hilarious... Macqueen tells the highly entertaining tale of how lying comes so easily to those who should be the most accountable
Miles Jupp – presenter, BBC Radio 4’s The News Quiz

The best book about political dishonesty that I've ever read or my name isn't Neil Hamilton!
Lloyd Langford – comedian

Hilarious and troubling
Daily Mail on The Prime Minister's Ironing Board and Other State Secrets

Vignettes of British political life from the whimsical to the downright chilling . . . delightfully gossipy
Financial Times on The Prime Minister's Ironing Board and Other State Secrets

Full of wry, waspish humour
The Scotsman on The Prime Minister's Ironing Board and Other State Secrets