The Political Animal

The Political Animal : An Anatomy

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The bestselling author of "The English" stirs it up again with a fascinating look at why governments fail to live up to our expectations. Despite its flaws, democracy is the least bad form of government we can imagine. It always starts so promisingly - the exhilaration of that moment in the tatty old polling booth as you make your 'X'. Yet it ends in disillusionment. Even the most apparently popular government will eventually fall. What is it about the business of politics which turns hope, vision and ambition to despair? Jeremy Paxman finds out.
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Product details

  • Audio cassette | 4 pages
  • 109 x 143 x 35mm | 210g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • Penguin Audiobooks
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Unabridged
  • 0141804270
  • 9780141804279

About Jeremy Paxman

Jeremy Paxman is a journalist, best known for his work presenting Newsnight and University Challenge. His books include FRIENDS IN HIGH PLACES and THE ENGLISH. He lives in Oxfordshire.
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