• "A compelling account from the inside of the strange, sad death of liberal Britain. This is a passionate plea for the centre ground, which has never seemed so remote (or precious) in our current political dispensation"

    Ian McEwan
  • "This engrossing account is written with a warmth and generosity that can’t have been easy to sustain given the trials and tribulations he recounts so entertainingly"

    Alan Johnson
  • "Essential reading for anyone fearful of the rise of populist extremism or who thinks coalitions are the future of British politics"

    Robert Peston
  • "This is an important book: a revealing analysis of British politics today and why it urgently needs reform"

    Shirley Williams
  • "People of all political persuasions owe Nick Clegg a debt that I have no doubt history will acknowledge"

    John Major