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Anne Robinson - One Party After Another: The Disruptive Life of Nigel Farage, by Michael Crick

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Michael Crick paints an even-handed and detailed portrait of Nigel Farage. By Anne Robinson

Quite a few people – who shouldn’t – have a soft spot for Nigel Farage. You can see why. Funny, quick-thinking, self-deprecating, authentic. Also egotistic, arrogant and duplicitous. UKIP, which the then unknown 29-year-old joined in the early nineties, was created by the euro-sceptic Alan Sked, an academic and historian from the London School of Economics. Young Nigel couldn’t have been culturally more poles apart from Dr Sked. As the serious-minded Sked soon discovered. ...


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