Book Reviews

Back from the Brink

368 pages, Paperback £4.48, Hardcover £19.99, Kindle £4.26 (Amazon) There is often a debate in historical circles about the relative impact of individuals and their personalities on world events, in comparison with socioeconomic trends. After reading this book I came to the conclusion that in terms of the recent financial crisis, individuals (including Alistair Darling) had a large impact on what happened. The book is in essence a diary of the events between 2007 and 2010 when Darling was Chancellor of the Exchequer ...
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