Chris Mullin at the Edinburgh International Book Festival

Former Labour MP and writer Chris Mullin returns to the murky political world of his bestselling classic A Very British Coup, in new novel The Friends of Harry Perkins. Brexit is complete, yet the nation remains divided. Fred Thompson, former aide to the original book’s Prime Minister, makes his way up the British political ladder, contending with threatening forces unleashed by 2016’s vote. Is his latest book political thriller or a prediction of things to come? Find out in this event filmed live at the 2019 Edinburgh International Book Festival.

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