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To plan the murder of a troublesome ex lover Norman JosiffePreston does a thorough job of following Norman Josiffewho later changed his name to Norman Scottthrough a long string of fresh starts and disappointments Preston refrains from editorializing but its impossible not to be appalled by the ambient homophobia of the period Prestons account of the fight to decriminalize male homosexuality in Britain is especially enjoyable Slates Book ReviewIt is easy to forget just how much British attitudes to homosexuality power and privilege have changed in the last years but John Prestons terrific new book A Very English Scandal provides a supremely entertaining reminder The scandal in uestion is that of Jeremy Thorpe who when the book begins in was a Liberal Member of Parliament and later became leader of the party Although Thorpe always denied it the book accepts widely circulated claims that he was a bisexual who often slept with men Preston does a wonderful job of pointing out some typically British eccentricities NYIn this addictive true crime account of one of Britains greatest political scandals London based novelist Preston The Dig chronicles Thorpes early secretive love life at a time when sodomy was still illegal and his exposure Knee deep in politics scandal and betrayal the book also conveys the sobering grim reality of lives destroyed by dirty politics and homophobic culture Publishers WeeklyIn his narrative of the scandal that engulfed Great Britains Houses of Parliament in the s Preston The Dig delivers an operatic account about hypocrisy deceit and betrayal at the heart of the governments establishment This book which is based on extensive interviews with principal players and reads like a thriller is recommended for those with a penchant for s British political culture Library Journal Preston tells the story like a good old fashioned mystery with chapter titles such as The Postcard Unexpected Developments and A Simple Plan Preston presents Thorpe as unfeeling and disconnected from his sexual desires a classic case of a closeted man whose public persona and private realties were constantly at oddsPreston shows how Thorpes secrets and increasingly desperate actions damaged everyone who got near him It would take another decade before Thorpes secrets would emerge in tabloid headlines after the failed plan to kill Scott became a national scandal forcing Thorpe to resign as party leader Preston details these years with page turning suspenseGay Lesbian ReviewI.

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