Scandal!

Scandal! : An Explosive Expose of the Affairs, Corruption and Power Struggles of the Rich and Famous

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What makes a good scandal? Money, politics and power, and a huge dose of media interest. Scandal reigns in the world of politics, celebrity, business, religion, royalty and art, and this book covers it all - from Watergate to Michael Jackson, Diana to Oscar Wilde. Distinguished writer Colin Wilson delves into the murky intrigues of British and American life to bring the most scandalous secrets to light. Containing brand new chapters on Michael Jackson, ENRON, the death of David Kelly, the Catholic Church sex scandals and the cash-for-honours scandal, and an updated chapter on OJ Simpson, here are the embarrassing true stories the rich and famous tried but failed to hide.show more

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  • Electronic book text | 400 pages
  • Ebury Publishing
  • Virgin Digital
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 2x8 b/w illustration section
  • 0753547325
  • 9780753547328

About Colin Wilson

Colin Wilson has been a major influence in the areas of esoteric thought and true crime. His career has spanned the publication of over 60 books, including The Occult, A Criminal History of Mankind and From Atlantis To The Sphinx. Damon Wilson is the author of The Encyclopaedia of Unsolved Mysteries and other non-fiction titles. He is currently working in the Computer Gaming Industry and lives in London.show more

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Since the dawn of time there have been shocking tales of adultery, corruption, murder and self-destruction.From Princess Diana to Jeffrey Archer, Oscar Wilde to Queen Caroline and Frank Sinatra to O.J. Simpson, public faces have been shamed by events they hoped would stay private forever. This fascinating account of the most jaw dropping, gossip inducing scandals of all time brings you the full sordid details of events on both sides of the Atlantic. Political spin-doctors are seen spinning out of control, Hollywood celebrities are unmasked for their sexual shenanigans and seemingly squeaky clean religious leaders are exposed in this no-holds-barred collection of scandals and intrigue. With up-to-date coverage of the weapons of mass destruction, catholic priests, cash for honours and Michael Jackson scandals, this is a positively juicy read packed full of private stories of public shame.show more

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