Monday 23 October 2017

Sultan of spin tells it straight in diary

Alastair Campbell gives us colourful portraits of the peace process, writes John-Paul McCarthy

British political diaries come down to us freighted with all sorts of hidden associations.

This is to be expected in a field that is so well stocked.

Alastair Campbell has just published the third instalment in his diaries, covering the 1999-2001 years of Tony Blair's premiership, and these memoirs awaken some old chimes.

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