This boxed set contains all six bestselling novels in Allen Drury’s Advise and Consent series, a masterwork of politics and human nature that spanned sixteen years of the author’s career. The original novel, Advise and Consent, is one of the high points of 20th Century literature, #1 New York Times bestseller and Pulitzer Prize winner. A seminal work of political fiction, it is as relevant today as when it was first published. A sweeping tale of corruption and ambition that cuts across the landscape of Washington, DC, with the breadth and realism that only an astute observer and insider can convey.
In his novels, Allen Drury penetrates the world’s stormiest political battleground—the smoke-filled committee rooms of the United States Senate—to reveal the bitter conflicts and controversial politics when opposing parties struggle for power, by any means necessary. His works are true epics showing in fascinating detail the minds and motives of the statesmen, the opportunists, the idealists. These six novels in the Advise and Consent series follow his political cast of characters through epic worldwide struggles.