If you have heard about our visit from Caroline Slocock and would like to find out more, we have an abundance of interesting snippets about Caroline and her new book ‘People like Us: Margaret Thatcher and Me’, which will be published on the 19th of April, for you to dig into.
Last week, with a group of other guests, Caroline joined Andrew Marr for an episode of ‘Start the Week’ on BBC Radio 4, where she discusses her views on aspects of Margaret Thatcher’s government. If you want to catch up and give it a listen, follow this link for a fascinating 45 minutes: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b09y6z55.
Should you wish for a sneak preview of ‘People like Us’ then look no further. The Times have released a segments of the book online.
This particular extract is a raw depiction of Margaret Thatcher’s resignation from her role as Prime Minister. As her private secretary, Caroline was witness, in painful proximity, to this moment in British political history. To check it out, follow this link : https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/caroline-slocock-on-the-fall-of-margaret-thatcher-as-soon-as-the-door-of-no-10-closes-she-starts-sobbing-krhvhjnxz
If that whet your appetite, then feast your eyes and follow this link for a further extract: https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/caroline-slocock-margaret-thatcher-had-good-legs-she-used-those-feminine-wiles-with-men-08svjrjzd
And last but not least, all our information about this event can be found here: https://felixstowebookfestival.co.uk/events/53-2
Enjoy folks, I have no doubt that it will all prove fascinating!