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How to Be a Megalomaniac (Or, Advice to a Young Politician)

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Published 2002 by Duffy and Snellgrove
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David Sarkies
Jun 25, 2015 David Sarkies rated it liked it
Recommends it for: People who are interested in politics
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A guide to political survival
15 December 2012

I guess the one thing that I liked about this book was how McCullum opened it: while politics is an honourable profession, there are not many honourable politicians out there. However, while it is written as a farcial account from an older politician to a younger politician, there are many things in this book that probably hold true to politics today. Of course, as they say, a year is a long time in politics and a lot of things have happened between
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Nov 12, 2010 Michael rated it really liked it
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Mungo MacCallum is a fairly well known Australian political journalist. His book, How to be a Megalomaniac or Advice to a Young Politician, consists of a series of letters to a fictional politician: Terry Dobbin. By following Mungo's advice Terry eventually becomes Prime Minister. Hidden within the narrative is a humorous but accurate account of what Australian political life is actually like. How to win an election, how to join the front bench, and how to treat the media are just some of the to ...more
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May 15, 2013 Irfan rated it it was amazing
The first Mungo book I ever read. Friggin hilarious.
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