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Sep 29, 2013 L. rated it it was amazing · review of another edition
I know it's been said so often that it doesn't bear repeating again, but Michael Foot really is an excellent writer. The essays here come from a variety of sources (some were written specifically for the book, but many were originally newspaper articles), and cover a variety of people who Foot respected for a variety of reasons, but his incisive essays are perhaps more revealing about him than they are of his subjects. Essays on figures he knew personally range from an affectionate portrait of ...more
Michael Mackintosh Foot was a British Labour politician and writer, who was a Member of Parliament from 1945 to 1992, and was the Leader of the Opposition from 1980 to 1983.More about Michael Foot...