BBC Business Editor Robert Peston lifts the lid on credit crunch Britain and the rise of the super-rich.
Formerly editor of the Sunday Telegraph"'s Business and Money sections, Robert Peston is now the BBC's Business Editor. He was the Financial Times"'s Political Editor between 1995 and 2000 where he won the What The Papers Say award for investigative journalism.
'A compelling portrait of early 21st century casino capitalism ... essential reading.' -- Howard Davies, The Times 20080202 'Fluent, incredibly up to the minute look at Britain ... Peston, in relaxed, conversational style is a great travelling companion along the highways of finance.' -- Observer 20080202 'This lucid and timely guide to the world of turbo-capitalism ... absorbing book, essential reading for anyone who wants to know how the British economy now operates.' -- Peter Wilby, Guardian 20080202 'starkly lucid' -- Polly Toynbee, Guardian 20080202 'Peston catches the zeitgeist of Britain and the paradox that is Gordon Brown.' -- Financial Times 20080216 'engaging' -- Harry Mount, Telegraph 20080216