Cambridge News: State of the nation

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By his own admission, Eamonn Butler spent several fruitless years trying to generate enthusiasm from publishers for his book chronicling what he perceives as our nation's decline from sceptr'd isle to septic embarrassment.

But even he could scarcely have imagined how, when it did eventually see the light of day, T he Rotten State of Britain would end up chiming so perfectly with the funereal mood of the times.

In the book, Butler takes a forensic scalpel to all aspects of modern British society, from the broken economy to abuses of political privilege via the rise of spin, surveillance culture and the nanny state...

Published in Cambrideg News here.