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Three Years In Hell
07 Jan 2021 * PAPERBACK * £9.99 * 9781838935214

Three years in the troubled British Isles, leading up to the election of Boris Johnson.

Non Fiction / JPS (Current Affairs)
Extent: 432 pages  Format: 198 x 129 mm
Exclusive: GB AU NZ IN ZA SG   Not for sale: CA US
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Three Years In Hell: The Brexit Chroniclesby Fintan O'Toole

Three years in the troubled British Isles from the bestselling author of Heroic Failure.

In 2011 Queen Elizabeth made her first ever state visit to the Irish Republic. It was a great, moving occasion. In settling once and for all its relationship with Ireland, Britain was also settling its relationship with the rest of the world, taking its place as a normal, equal democracy. It was not to last.

Then came the 2016 referendum, and so began

Three Years in Hell

Fintan O'Toole is the author of Heroic Failure, Ship of Fools, A Traitor's Kiss, White Savage and other acclaimed books. He is a columnist for the Irish Times and the Milberg Professor of Irish Letters at Princeton University. He writes regularly for the Guardian, New York Review of Books, New York Times and other British and American journals.

HEROIC FAILURE was critically acclaimed and has sold more than 50,000 copies.

Britain and Ireland stand on the brink of a chaotic exit from Europe, and this book chronicles the ridiculous and often worrying steps along the way.

Passionate, urgent, vital writing about a subject that normally reduces people to tears of boredom.

MARKET: Heroic Failure; Suzanne Moore; George Packer; Tim Shipman; Michael Lewis; Craig Brown.

'A funny – at times scathing – look at events since the referendum and how they have affected Britain and Ireland' Financial Times

Fintan O'Toole's important account of three turbulent Brexit years is of both historical significance and contemporary relevance... It will both inform and entertain' Irish Times

'O'Toole is a pitiless and humourful analyst, and Three Years in Hell is packed with uncommon insights' Herald

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