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Political Animal, The

Synopsis
Jeremy Paxman reads an abridged version of his book of the same title about why politicians so often fail to live up to our expectations - and their own. Those political careers that don’t end in defeat or disgrace often disappear into obscurity. Paxman looks at why politicians are perceived as either power-hungry misfits or hopeless, unrealistic idealists; why people go into politics; and why the public doesn’t like politicians. It is a witty, unsparing but essentially sympathetic portrait of modern politicians and the strange world they inhabit.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of release
2002
Year of production
2002
Notes
Packages on 4 cassettes
Subjects
Politics & government; Sociology
Keywords
social psychology; politicians

Distribution Formats

Type
Audio
Format
Cassette
Price
£12.99
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
360 mins
Year
2002

Production Company

Name

Penguin Audiobooks

Email
audio@penguin.co.uk
Web
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Phone
020 7010 3067
Fax
020 7010 6695
Address
80 Strand
London
WC2R 0RL

Distributor

 

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