Preston, John

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Fall: The Mysterious Life and Death of Robert Maxwell, Britain’s Most Notorious Media Baron

Preston’s prose is compelling, and the mystery of this larger-than-life figure is perplexing
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A Very English Scandal: Sex, Lies and a Murder Plot in the Houses of Parliament

This book, which is based on extensive interviews with principal players and reads like a thriller, is recommended for those with a penchant for 1970s British political culture.
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The Dig

With its sense of a magical land, awareness of class concerns, and unrelenting understatement and reticence, this tale is as English as a picnic by the side of the road in a light drizzle. As Downton Abbey sinks into the sunset, bereft Abbots might find some consolation here, and, added depth, naturally.
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