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Blond Ambition: The Rise and Rise of Boris Johnson Nigel Cawthorne

Blond Ambition: The Rise and Rise of Boris Johnson

Nigel Cawthorne

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Boris Johnson has become that incredibly rare figure in modern British politics, someone who is actually liked.His charm, wit and unkempt mop of blond hair have endeared him to a public tired of “soundbite” politicians.His early childhood, spentMoreBoris Johnson has become that incredibly rare figure in modern British politics, someone who is actually liked.His charm, wit and unkempt mop of blond hair have endeared him to a public tired of “soundbite” politicians.His early childhood, spent constantly moving between countries and being isolated because of a case of “glue ear”, allowed him to develop a love of reading.At Eton, he was constantly trying to fit in and prove himself in such a rarefied environment.As it would be for the rest of his life, his creative way with words and humour got him out of many tight spots.From Oxford and the infamous Bullingdon Club, to national newspapers and all the way to City Hall, he has made his way to the top without it ever appearing to be planned.Is his buffoonery hiding a fierce political ruthlessness?Or is he continuing a life’s work of getting by thanks to the work of others?Should David Cameron feel threatened?Or has BoJo had enough of politics?With his star only rising, there has never been a more relevant time to investigate a man who has become a true political phenomenon.Nigel Cawthorne is the author of over 160 books including ‘Jeremy Clarkson: Motormouth’, ‘Harry: A Prince Among Men’ and ‘A Little Bit of Stephen Fry’. He lives in Bloomsbury, Londons literary area.Endeavour Press is the UKs leading independent publisher of digital books.