Jeremy Seabrook’s books include Consuming Cultures: Globalization and Local Lives, Cities, and most recently, The Refuge and the Fortress: Britain and the Flight from Tyranny 1933 – 2008. He is a contributor to The New Internationalist, Race and Class and the Guardian.
Jeremy Seabrook on Granta.com
Mrs Thatcher’s Religious Pilgrimage
‘Mrs Thatcher's success is not only in her ability to plunder the chapel culture in which she was born - that fertile source of imagery and suasion - for she is also a story-teller to the nation, offering us easy and instant illustrations like those of the brightly coloured pop-up picture books of our childhood.’