Fall: Portrait of a monster who made the media bend to his will
John Preston’s biography of the late tycoon Robert Maxwell is impressively researched and thoroughly readable
Fall: The Mystery of Robert Maxwell
By John Preston
Penguin Viking, €17.99
Robert Maxwell could never get enough of the James Bond films. During stressful times, he would lie on his bed and watch 007 videos over and over again while consuming vast amounts of Chinese takeaway food. He wasn’t to know that six years after his death, the Bond movie Tomorrow Never Dies would feature a villain inspired by him – a crazed, ...