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Diaries of an MP's Wife by Sasha Swire

Diary of an MP's Wife: Inside and Outside Power

Sasha Swire

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Imprint: Little, Brown
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Publication date: 24 Sep 2020
ISBN: 9781408713419

Sasha Swire's diaries open a fabulously insightful and revealing window on Westminster life - one never documented before.

4 stars out of 5
Jenni Russell
20 Sep 2020

"She has had her payback. Is she prepared for the blowback from the long-term friends whose warmth, trust and hospitality she has so gaily and deliberately betrayed?"

And goodness, does Swire pay out. Nobody knew she was keeping a diary. Nobody was being discreet as she pushed them to tell her their stories. Her resentment at being close to the centre of the Camerons’ circle, but only an observer at the edge of power, pulses through this book. She has hungered for a recognition she feels she deserved but never had. Now, in a reckless, gossip-fuelled, amusing, sometimes cruel, often heartless account of ten years in politics, she has written her way into everyone’s attention.