'We have had diaries from other Cabinet Ministers, but none I think which have been quite so illuminating...
It is a fascinating diary... It is shorter than Barbara Castle's... and although it is rather more accurate than Dick Crossman's, itis distinctly funnier' - Lord Allen of Abbeydale (formerlyPermanent Secretary at the Home Office) in The Times'It has an entertainment and educational value which isunique.
It is uproariously funny and passes the acid test ofbecoming more amusing at every subsequent reading...
I willgo so far as to claim that in the characters of Jim Hacker andSir Humphrey Appleby, Messrs Lynn and Jay have createdsomething as immortal as P.G.
Wodehouse's Bertie Woosterand Jeeves' - Brian Walden in The Standard
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 528 pages
- Publisher: Ebury Publishing
- Publication Date: 01/06/1989
- Category: Humour
- ISBN: 9780563206651