The Rebel Who Lost His Cause: the tragedy of John Beckett MP

👤 John Newsinger  
  Book review
Francis Beckett London House, 1999, £20 John Beckett has always been an enigma: the fiery left wing Labour MP who became one of Mosley’s fascists, an unrepentant anti-Semite and war-time internee. How to explain this trajectory? Francis Beckett’s new biography is of particular interest because it is an attempt by the man’s son, a left ... Read more
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