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WTF by Robert Peston
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really liked it
bookshelves: audiobook, history, non-fiction, politics, owned

A really interesting listen, and I think reading (/listening to) it now in Feb 2020 with knowledge of what's happened since the book concluded - changes in party leaderships, for eg - makes it more so. It's a great analysis of all the WTF-ery that's been going on in British and international politics and economics recently, and I enjoyed the bits of behind-the-scenes commentary.

I did have some trouble engaging with the Peston-narrated letter to his father in the first chapter, to start with. I think it took me a while to tune-in to his rapid seeming narration style, which was pretty much as he reports on broadcast media. It didn't bother me on the final chapter though, and the narration for the bulk of the book is great.

All in all, I found it thought-provoking and informative. Worth a read!

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Reading Progress

February 22, 2020 – Started Reading
February 22, 2020 – Shelved
February 22, 2020 –
February 22, 2020 –
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February 25, 2020 –
February 28, 2020 – Finished Reading

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