it is delightfully undiplomatic – brimming with barbed comments, colourful anecdotes and amusing assesments of No 10’s top talent. (Aimee Shalan THE GUARDIAN
)’…absorbing account by Meyer of his tenure as ambassador to Washington during distinctly interesting times. His descriptions of the building of new Labour’s relationship with the US administration, and the battles between the foreign office and No 10 are fascinating’. (SUNDAY TIMES,
the insights into buffoons who run amok in our name makes this a rude, iconoclastic delight. (Martin Tierney THE HERALD)
Riveting and candid memoir of life behind the scenes as US Ambassador and Prime Minister’s Press Secretary – a Sunday Times bestseller
About the Author
Sir Christopher Meyer was Ambassador to the United States from 1997 until 2003, and before that he was Press Secretary to John Major. He is now Chairman of the Press Complaints Commission.