Author(s): Boris Johnson
This, the first novel by Boris Johnson, is an exhilarating, topical political thriller.
The American President on a State Visit to Britain is giving a major address to a top level audience in Westminster Hall. The best sharpshooters from both countries are stationed on the roof of the Parliament buildings.
Then a stolen ambulance runs into trouble with the Parking Authorities. A hapless Member of Parliament, having mislaid his crucial pass, is barred from Westminster. And a man going by the name of Jones, although born in Karachi, manages his way through the barriers and enters the hallowed chambers.
Despite the united efforts of the finest security minds, events begin to spin out of control. A remarkable new worldwide reality television show dominates the airwaves. The most unlikely heroes emerge