A clever and engaging study of Britain as it prepared to swing into the sixties. Never Had It So Good is very good indeed
A wonderful book -- a most accomplished, readable and convincing tour through seven years from Suez to Beatlemania. It is refreshing because it probes beneath the surface of events, dissolving many of the myths of the sixties and suggesting, quite rightl
Unforgettable vignettes and revelations in this prodigious and ground-breaking study of British life.
It is a tribute to Sandbrook's literary skill that his scholarship is never oppressive. Alternately delightful and enlightening, he has produced a book that must have been an enormous labour to write but is a treat to read.