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  • The greatest biography of our era … Essential reading for those who want to comprehend power and politics

    The Times
  • A book of radiant excellence … at the summit of American historical writing … Proof that we live in a great age of biography

    Washington Post
  • A superb and unique biography … Meticulous in research, grand in scale, this is a major work that will remain a tower of its kind

    Barbara Tuchman
  • Truly sensational and enthralling … totally original

    Financial Times
  • By every measure – depth of research, brilliance of conception, the seamless flow of the prose – The Path to Power is a masterpiece of biography

  • Powerful and stirring. A monumental political saga … it is an overwhelming experience to read The Path to Power

    New York Times
  • Not only a historical but a literary event. An epic biography … a sweeping, richly detailed portrait … an awesome achievement

  • A glorious long summer read containing everything you need to know about politics, the pursuit and use of power and the history of the US in the twentieth century

    Julia Langdon, Tablet, *Summer Reads of 2021*

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