Jonathan Mirsky

Friendly Fascists

Liberal Fascism: The Secret History of the Left from Mussolini to the Politics of Meaning


Allen Lane/The Penguin Press 487pp £9.99 order from our bookshop

In over forty years of reviewing books this is a first: I am ensuring that no word or phrase from this review can be used by any but the most scurrilous publisher for a jacket quote indicating I think well of Liberal Fascism. But publishers are free to tweezer out these words: rant, slimy, smear, weasel.

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