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Alan Clark: The Biography

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Celebrated diarist, famous womanizer, Tory MP and controversial minister—a castle-owning toff and lecherous cad to some, to others a colorful and life-enhancing figure—Alan Clark was politically incorrect before the term was invented. He is best remembered for his sensational diaries—but what of the man? Alan Clark rarely spoke about his upbringing, even to his family. Was ...more
Paperback, 512 pages
Published August 12th 2010 by Phoenix (first published 2009)
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Derek Baldwin
Nov 01, 2011 Derek Baldwin rated it really liked it
Part Two, covering everything from AC's turn to politics onward is much more interesting and readable than the earlier chapters, which can be a slog during the early "K begat A" type stuff. Clark was a fascinating and in some ways admirable man, yet a complete bastard with it. Trewin presents a balanced picture, and a warm-hearted one, doing Clark's memory a great service. Recommended, particularly if you enjoyed the Diaries.
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Apr 02, 2013 Adam DeVille, Ph.D. rated it really liked it
This man deserves a prize for being one of the most outrageously politically incorrect politicians around. Author of some of the most outrageous and widely read diaries, Clark, who died in 1999, is here portrayed very effectively by Trewin.
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