Call Me Dave : The Unauthorised Biography of David Cameron
After a decade as Conservative Party leader, David Cameron remains an enigma to those outside his tight-knit inner circle. This authoritative biography of Britain's youngest Prime Minister for nearly 200 years provides a fascinating insight into the man only those closest to him know. Based on hundreds of interviews, with everyone from Westminster insiders to intimate friends, this book reveals the real David Cameron.What are his greatest strengths and his biggest weaknesses? How did he reach the top, first in the party and then as the leader of the UK's first coalition government since the Second World War, then winner of the most surprising election victory of recent times? How did he deal with everything from political triumph to personal tragedy? This unauthorised biography answers all these questions and more.From Eton to Oxford, through gap-year adventures in Russia to his early days as a party apparatchik and his stint as a PR man, the book scrutinises Cameron's journey to the premiership - and his record as the most powerful man in the land.Unquestionably the most hotly anticipated political book of the year.
- Hardback | 320 pages
- 153 x 234 x 50.8mm | 952.54g
- 26 Apr 2016
- Biteback Publishing
- London, United Kingdom
- 16 pages photos
"The most explosive political book of the decade." - Daily Mail; "Call Me Dave is a lively, well-researched read, and will be required reading for anyone who wants to know more about our politics or prime minister." - The Telegraph; "Undeniably readable" - The Guardian
About Michael Ashcroft
Lord Ashcroft KCMG PC is an international businessman, philanthropist, author and pollster. He was deputy chairman of the Conservative Party and is treasurer of the International Democratic Union. He is founder and chairman of the board of trustees of Crimestoppers, vice-patron of the Intelligence Corps Museum, chairman of the trustees of Ashcroft Technology Academy, chancellor of Anglia Ruskin University and a trustee of Imperial War Museums.;Isabel Oakeshott is an award-winning political journalist and commentator. She was political editor of the Sunday Times and co-wrote Farmageddon with Philip Lymbery and Inside Out with Peter Watt.