By Patricia Hollis
First released in 1997, Patricia Hollis's biography of the pioneering Labour MP Jennie Lee (1904-1988) gained either the Wolfson heritage Prize and the Orwell Prize. it's the definitive learn of this impressive girl, her stormy political occupation, and her marriage to Aneurin Bevan. In a brand new preface to this version Hollis provides insights into Lee's existence which emerged next to first ebook, and in addition attracts on her personal event as a Labour Minister from 1997-2005.
'Lee's lives and loves, passions and drives are superbly and albeit explored in Patricia Hollis's compelling book.' THES
'Superbly researched, engrossingly written, scrupulously honest.' Gerald Kaufman, day-by-day Telegraph
'What makes it rather attention-grabbing is the author's personal first-hand wisdom of politics and of the Labour movement.' TLS
'One of the simplest political biographies of contemporary years' Alan Watkins, New Statesman