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Prime Movers: The real stories of twelve great thinkers from Pericles to Gandhi
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Prime Movers: The real stories of twelve great thinkers from Pericles to Gandhi

Ferdinand Mount

The story behind the great thinkers and politicians who have shaped human history over the past two millennia

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Very Like a Whale
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Very Like a Whale

Ferdinand Mount

and sexual skirmishing in the Kensington outback, on the fringes of Winkhill golf club and in a smart Basque resort are some of the elements of this novel. The Whales are solid, passive and prone to daydreams but their respectable...

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The New Few: Or a Very British Oligarchy
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The New Few: Or a Very British Oligarchy

Ferdinand Mount

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Umbrella
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Umbrella

Ferdinand Mount

George Gordon, cousin to Byron, heir to a desolate Scottish estate, superficially enjoys a brilliant career: he dines at Malmaison with Napoleon and Josephine, excavates the Acropolis, shares a night in a hayloft with Metternich,...

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The Selkirk Strip: A Post-Imperial Tale
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The Selkirk Strip: A Post-Imperial Tale

Ferdinand Mount

Aldous Cotton, commonly known as Gus, a civil servant of dry and melancholy humour, stands observing the November dawn from his North London doorstep. While the entire country embarks on a patriotic binge, Alan Breck Stewart...

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Heads You Win
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Heads You Win

Ferdinand Mount

For the final appointment of his long career, senior civil servant Gus Cotton is offered a dead-end posting in Swansea (Dept of Driving Licences). He decides to chuck it and embrace instead the infamous governmental 'package'......

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Jem (and Sam): A Revenger's Tale
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Jem (and Sam): A Revenger’s Tale

Ferdinand Mount

How does Jeremiah Mount, the dealer in pornography, come to be the lover of the Duchess of Albemarle and the colleague of the great Samuel Pepys? This autobiography takes its dubious hero from the shaky days of Cromwellian...

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Mind the Gap
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Mind the Gap

Ferdinand Mount

In this updated edition to his provocative and ruthlessly frank book, Ferdinand Mount argues that there is a new class divide in Britain which is just as vicious and hard to get rid of as the old one.

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Subversive Family
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Subversive Family

Ferdinand Mount

A brilliantly written and convincingly researched argument that marriage and the family, far from being the handmaidens of oppression by a ruling class, are in fact the chief obstacles to the exercise of any authority, whether...

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Communism: a TLS Companion
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Communism: a TLS Companion

Ferdinand Mount (Editor of the Times Literary Supplement)

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Communism: A TLS Companion
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Communism: A TLS Companion

Ferdinand Mount (Editor of the Times Literary Supplement)

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