The Intrigues of Jennie Lee: A Novel


“The Intrigues of Jennie Lee: A Novel” is a story of a formidable young woman who is an elected member of Parliament of the United Kingdom. She earns her voice by a superior speech against Winston Churchill, only to earn his admiration for her abilities. Jennie Lee’s adamant desires to represent her constituents from Scotland through the Labour Party, push her to stand up to tenured members of parliament, even the leader of the Labour Party, Prime Minister of Great Britain, Ramsay MacDonald. Little does Jennie know that the very man she tears down has had a vested interest in her since she was a child. Jennie Lee’s connections and friendships allow her to learn more about herself and those she becomes involved with and what some of them are willing to do for power. 

Alex Rosenberg’s “The Intrigues of Jennie Lee” is a fictional woven story of real people and historical events that captivates its readers! The story is written with an old Hollywood cinematic feel with thrilling twists of sovereign secrecy and government coups. The characters emerge through the story as intriguing as Jennie Lee herself. Readers will enjoy her ability to speak with men on their level and not just submissively chat with the women. She is a bit of a whirlwind at times, which makes her hard to keep up with. The story lulls in some of Jennie’s bed-hopping moments. Overall, her story is motivation to learn more about her real life and the great influence she had in the history of the United Kingdom. 

Moira Wolf