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Shadow State

Murder, Mayhem and Russia’s Remaking of the West
Narrated by: John Sackville
Length: 11 hrs and 6 mins
Categories: Non-fiction, True Crime

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From the number one New York Times best-selling author and award-winning journalist comes Shadow State, a timely and shocking analysis which connects Putin, Trump, and Brexit with the dark web. Based on years of investigations, Luke Harding reveals how Russian spies helped to sway the 2016 US presidential elections in favour of Trump and backed the campaign which resulted in Brexit, and how they lied, deceived, and murdered to do so. 

From Salisbury to Helsinki, Washington to the Ukraine, the Kremlin has attempted to reshape politics in their own mould; the future of Western democracy is at stake as a result. 

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  • Nigel
  • 07-07-2020

Fascinating, Illuminating and worrying

All the news stories of Russian involvement in Brexit, the US elections, and in the book’s epilogue, the recent UK election, are presented as a coherent, concise and credible narrative. It’s a compelling read/listen and perhaps, out of all the latest books that address the topic of Russian spying and covert influence in the politics of other countries, it's the best.

I hope The Shadow State is read by those with the power to take action to guard the UK against malign activities and corruption. I also hope its revelations have those members of my family who voted for Brexit and for the Conservatives to realise they have been deceived, and to consider more carefully what they are voting for: I’ll be buying more copies to post to them.

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  • Snow Angel
  • 11-07-2020

A must read

carefully constructed, excellently researched, beautifully read, clearly communicated report on the dangerous situation the world finds itself in today thanks to the insane election of Donald Trump and Boris Johnson with the significant help of the Russian President Vladimir Putin. I couldn't put this book down, compelling and thought provoking account of corruption on a world scale.

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  • Jayceon1888
  • 09-07-2020

Anti trump/Russia bulls**t

Luke Harding trying to give his own establishment take on events in America regarding Russian interference. He totally dismisses all the evidence from the mueller report and other investigations to sell try sell you the establishment version. Harding is a rabid anti Putin anti Russia. If you have watched any cnn crap from the last 4 years then you’ve read this books, just the same nonsense regurgitated all over again. Ps I’m not a Russian bot