Inside the mind of Dominic Cummings (as imagined by Arthur Mathews) | And win a copy of the book!

Inside the mind of Dominic Cummings (as imagined by Arthur Mathews)

And win a copy of the book!

Here's No 10's top adviser pondering the annoying persistence of Covid-19, and considering whether Lee Mack or Miley Cyrus might be good at leading the race for a vaccine.

The words in this exclusive extract are read by The Thick Of It's Alex Macqueen, and have been written by Arthur Mathews, co-creator of Father Ted and Toast Of London.

He has just penned a new book in the guise of the would-be Machiavellian figure – and this is an extract from the audiobook version.

And we have six copies of the hardback to give away to lucky Chortle readers.

Released today, The Cummings Files: Confidential: Thoughts, Ideas, Actions by Dominic Cummings takes the form of diary extracts, blog posts and notes scribbled on Post-Its and any scrap of paper he could find.

Cummings Files book coverTheir contents include the full story of those trips to Durham (he travelled up every weekend), his plans for a biopic of Otto Von Bismarck starring Sanjeev Bhaskar and what happens when you hit Michael Gove over the head with a pencil...

Mathews will also be talking about the book, as well as the rest of his career, at the Chortle Comedy Book Festival next month, while the title, published by Faber, is available from Waterstones, priced £8.99 in hardback. Or get the audiobook from Amazon for £14.87.

To stand a chance of winning one of our copies, just answer the following question by midday on Monday November 9, when we will select the winners at random from all the correct answers received. Usual terms and conditions apply.

Good luck!

Published: 29 Oct 2020

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