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An Inconvenient Death How the Establishment Covered Up the David Kelly Affair
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An Inconvenient Death How the Establishment Covered Up the David Kelly Affair

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Author: Miles Goslett

Format: Paperback / softback

Number of Pages: 368


The examination of one of the most mysterious episodes in recent British political history by a renowned investigative journalist. PAPERBACK EDITION INCLUDES AN AFTERWORD WITH NEW INFORMATION ON THE KELLY CASE. A DAILY TELEGRAPH BOOK OF THE YEAR. 'A compelling, authoritative insight into possibly the most controversial death in Britain this century' The Observer . 'Goslett's like Poirot; he asks questions ... Spooky and scary' Evening Standard . 'Masterful ... This book made me proud of my trade as a journalist' Daily Mail . 'This searing excavation of the mysterious death of Dr David Kelly is investigative journalism at its best. It is brave, relentless, dazzlingly revealing' Peter Oborne . In March 2003 British forces invaded Iraq after Tony Blair said the country could deploy weapons of mass destruction at 45 minutes' notice. A few months later, government scientist Dr David Kelly was unmasked by Blair's officials as the assumed source of a BBC news report challenging this claim. Within days, Dr Kelly was found dead in a wood near his home. Blair immediately convened the controversial Hutton Inquiry, which concluded Dr Kelly committed suicide. Yet key questions remain: could Dr Kelly really have taken his life in the manner declared? And why did Blair's government derail the coroner's inquest into Dr Kelly's death? In this meticulous account, award-winning journalist Miles Goslett shows why we should be sceptical of the official story of what happened in that desperate summer of 2003.
  • Author: Miles Goslett

  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Tags: Biography, Paperback / softback
  • Barcode: 9781788543118
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