Twenty-one years after its formation as a single-policy protest
party, and on the eve of what promises to be one of the closest, most
exciting general elections in recent memory, the truly remarkable rise
of UKIP and its charismatic leader, Nigel Farage, have caused nothing
less than a tectonic shift in British politics. And the aftershocks are
being felt far beyond the corridors of power in Whitehall...
book, written by the man who orchestrated that extraordinary rise, is
not an autobiography, but rather the untold story of the journey UKIP
has travelled under Farage's leadership, from the icy fringes of British
politics all the way to Westminster, where it is poised to claim the
popular vote. In it, he reveals for the first time exactly how, over the
last few years, Farage and his supporters have ushered in a very
English revolution: secretly courting MPs right under the nose of the
political establishment, in the tearooms and wine bars of the House of
With characteristic wit and candour, Farage takes us
beyond the caricature of the beerdrinking, chain-smoking adventurer in
Jermyn Street double-cuffs as he describes the values that underpin his
own journey: from successful City trader to (very) outspoken critic of
the European Union and champion of Britain's right to govern itself.
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