With Peter Mandelson currently looking after the country—and getting a light radio roasting for his troubles—now is an excellent time to turn back to our recent cover story by novelist Edward Docx and get under the skin of Britain’s most important politician. Given the recent revelation that a framed cover of Prospect adorns one wall of Mandelson’s office, Docx’s exploration of his past, personality and predilections may just be the political essay you ought to read this summer.
Know your Mandelson
Prospect / July 31, 2009
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Anthony King / August 3, 2009
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