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12 March 2016

9:00 AM

12 March 2016

9:00 AM

The Road to Ruin: How Tony Abbott and Peta Credlin destroyed their own government Niki Savva

Penguin Books Australia, pp.336, $32.99, ISBN: 9781925321401

One might hope that as a Hellene, Niki Savva could shed some light on the tragedy of the Abbott government and the panicked decision of his colleagues to replace him less than two years after he returned them to government.

It’s a drama that is still playing out as the Turnbull government grapples with the destabilising consequences of regicide and the challenge of crafting an election-winning economic narrative.

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Rebecca Weisser is a freelance writer and regular contributor

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