Into an age crying out for new leaders stumbles the most unlikely political hero of all…


Tom Goodfellowe is not like other MPs. His private life is a mess, his love life is abysmal, he has an overdraft and a drink-driving conviction. He also has a talent for getting into trouble.

'Goodfellowe is the most affectionately drawn crumpled anti-hero since Jim Hacker.' The Big Issue

'Dobbs has given us a splendid diversion, one that makes it worth chucking the TV set out of the window and settling down with a book.' Sunday Express

'Brilliant… Full of magnificently dark political characters.' Daily Mail

'Parliamentary intrigue, political scandal and government treachery… Dobbs demonstrates why he is the master.' Times Literary Supplement

'This is a rattling good yarn to keep you warm on long winter nights… Here is good old-fashioned entertainment in the great British tradition of Rider Haggard done with wit, skill, pace and panache.'
 Sunday Express

'Goodfellowe is a modern hero with all the welcome weaknesses we expect… The fun (and there's plenty of it) comes from watching honest Tom struggling with his own frailties and battling against the massed ranks of base politicians.' Sunday Express