Lee Child denounces PM hopeful as 'Boris Trump' as authors launch European tour

Lee Child denounces PM hopeful as 'Boris Trump' as authors launch European tour

Lee Child has compared Boris Johnson to Donald Trump and weighed in on Brexit as he joins forces with Jojo Moyes, Kate Mosse and Ken Follett for a European tour this November.

Announcing the tour, the authors described their feelings of "embarrassment" and "powerlessness" over the EU referendum in 2016. British Book Award winner Child said “on a personal level I want to confirm I will always consider myself a proud European”.

Discussing the ongoing Conservative Party leadership contest with Johnson seemingly tipped for Number 10. "We have 'Boris Trump'," Child said. "I’m not looking forwa...

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