Synopses & Reviews
Key Selling Points
- Author Colin Wilson has his own substantial following among fans of popular history, psychology, the weird and bizarre
- Fully up-to-date to include recent scandals both here and in the USA, including the detail on false accounting in multinational companies, and New Labour 'spin'
- Global in scope, covering recent scandals in the UK, USA, Europe and Australia
From John Major's affair with Edwina Currie to the accounting mishaps at Enron and Arthur Anderson - some scandals may be more 'sexy' than others but whatever the subject, it seems the public love reading about it. Bestselling author Colin Wilson's Encyclopedia collects together in one compelling volume the most shocking, fascinating and notorious scandals from around the globe - including the UK, USA. Europe and Australia. Every entry is guaranteed to have caused a stir, whether it be celebrity sex and drugs, or top level political scandal:
- Enron, Arthur Anderson and AOL Time Warner
- The Hamiltons and false sex allegations, Max Clifford's scandal management
- New Labour funding - Hindujas, Mandelson, Peter Robinson, Bernie Eccleston
- 'Spin' scandalls of Jo Moore, Martin Simith and Stephen Byers
- Tory Sleaze in the Thatcher years
- Bill Clinton, cigars, Oliver North, Bush Senior and the Iran-- Contra deals
- Tory sleaze from Thatcher/Major years - Alan Clarke
- Death on the (Gibraltar) Rock (were the IRA bombers shot by the SAS as they lay face-down on the ground?).