Jeremy Thorpe: A Secret Life, Scandal of Ex-Liberal Party Leader

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Jeremy Thorpe: A Secret Life, Paperback, Scandal of Ex-Liberal Party Leader

By  Lewis Chester, Magnus Linklater, David May

Published by HarperCollins 13/09/1979, Paperback Out-of-print date 16/08/1991 

 

Some good black/white photographs. A journalist account of Thorpe's political life with descriptions of him 'on the stump' in rural Devonshire. He had some very odd colleagues in the (then) Liberal Party - the late Peter Bessel and Cyril Smith. 

Plenty of scandalous secrets of his homosexual double life. Suffering with Parkinson's Disease, Losing his first wife in a car crash and the scandal of his trial finished him and his health failed.