Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House (Hardback)Michael Wolff (author)
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The book that blew the first whistle on the Trump administration. Punchy, unbridled, damning: this firecracker exposé couldn’t be more explosive if it were written in gunpowder.
'Michael Wolff is a total loser who made up stories in order to sell this really boring and untruthful book.' - Donald Trump
Few books we can remember have had the instantly seismic impact of Michael Wolff’s Fire and Fury. From midnight bookshop queues in Washington DC to unprecedented interest here in the UK, Wolff’s systematic takedown of the White House’s current administration has been widely received as a below-the-waterline blow to the ongoing ability of Donald Trump to remain president of the United States.
'I think one of the interesting effects of the book so far is a very clear ‘emperor has no clothes’ effect,' Wolff commented. 'The story that I have told seems to present this presidency in such a way that it says he can’t do his job.'
Whether it is disturbing revelations of Trump’s motives around running for office, worries around his mental health or former chief strategist Steve Barron’s assertions toward treason, every page is a catalogue of incident that has sent the world’s media reeling.
With a real sense of urgency and ready wit, Wolff (the journalist behind the previous Rupert Murdoch exposé The Man Who Owns the News) proves himself a brilliantly able chronicler of an administration in apparent internecine crisis.
'His stability,' commented Carl Bernstein, co-author of All the President's Men. 'That’s really what this book is about.'
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Number of pages: 336
Weight: 573 g
Dimensions: 164 x 244 x 31 mm
'Wolff deplores Trump, explains the conditions that made him possible, and accuses us all of colluding in this madness.' - The Observer
'The real merit of Wolff’s book is that it brings it all together in one riveting narrative, with the truth coming directly sourced from the president’s own mortified advisers.' - The Sunday Times
'...a rollicking ride of a book.' - The Times
'Michael Wolff has written a book to shake America to its foundations.' - The Guardian
'It is ferociously well-written and pitilessly focused - and it is destined to become the primary account of the first nine months of the Trump presidency.' - The Evening Standard
'The scale of the calamity is gargantuan, the smallness of the various characters in Michael Wolff’s book mind-numbing…. more entertaining than any political book has a right to be.' – The Times
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