“I have decided not to go ahead with the signing as I don’t want the public to be inconvenienced by the inevitable hassle caused by protestors. I know the Metropolitan Police would, as ever, have done a superb job in managing any disruption but I do not wish to impose an extra strain on police resources, simply for a book signing.”
Still, if anyone fancy’s reading his memoirs, they might need to search more creatively:
“But a Facebook page was today inundated with pictures of the former prime minister’s book in odd places after thousands joined a group entitled “Subversively move Tony Blair’s memoirs to the crime section in bookshops“.
The Facebook page – which had more than 5,000 members by mid-afternoon – urges them to ‘make bookshops think twice about where they categorise our generations [sic] greatest war criminal’.”