Britain's military involvement in Afghanistan is a contentious subject, yet it is often forgotten that the current conflict is in fact the fourth in a…
'Book of the year' - Sunday Times
'A must-read' - Nick Robinson
'Essential' - Andrew Marr
'Utterly gripping' - Economist
'Stonkingly good' - Fraser Nelson
'A superb work of reporting and storytelling . . . sets a new benchmark for the writing of contemporary political history' - Andrew Sparrow, Guardian
''One of the best political journalists of his era' - Iain Dale
'The best political book of the year' - New Statesman
'Superlative . . . Does justice to a momentous time' - Peter Oborne
This is the acclaimed inside story of the EU referendum in 2016 that takes you behind the scenes of the most extraordinary episode in British politics since the Second World War.
With unparalleled access to all the key players, this is a story of calculation, attempted coups and people torn between principles and loyalty. It is a book about our leaders and their closest aides, the decisions they make, how and why they make them and how they feel when they turn out to be so wrong.
In All Out War, Tim Shipman has written a political history that reads like a thriller, exploring how and why David Cameron chose to take the biggest political gamble of his life, and why he lost.
'On the cold, black night of 31 March 2007, my mother and I scrambled down the steep, rocky bank of the frozen Yalu River that divides North Korea and…