A cautionary tale. An expose. A defence of the centre ground. An appeal to reason. A call to arms. An honest account from the top and bottom of British politics.
Nick Clegg was Leader of the Liberal Democrats for eight years from 2007 and Deputy Prime Minister from 2010 to 2015. As well as being the Liberal Democrat MP for Sheffield Hallam, he was previously MEP for the East Midlands. Nick and his wife Miriam were married in her home town in Spain in 2000 and have three young sons - Antonio, Alberto and Miguel. He speaks five languages.
A compelling account from the inside of the strange, sad death of
liberal Britain. This is a passionate plea for the centre ground,
which has never seemed so remote (or precious) in our current
political dispensation -- Ian McEwan
This engrossing account is written with a warmth and generosity that can't have been easy to sustain given the trials and tribulations he recounts so entertainingly -- Alan Johnson
Essential reading for anyone fearful of the rise of populist extremism or who thinks coalitions are the future of British politics -- Robert Peston
This is an important book: a revealing analysis of British politics today and why it urgently needs reform -- Shirley Williams
People of all political persuasions owe Nick Clegg a debt that I have no doubt history will acknowledge -- John Major