This intriguing book examines the greatest Beatles mystery, which has caused endless speculation over the years - why was Pete Best sacked just as the Beatles stood on the threshold of stardom? Everyone has their own theory and Pete Best himself has written his own story more than once. However, this book is the ultimate response to the question which has interested fans for so long. Interest in the Beatles never seems to diminish and Spencer Leigh has written some great books about the band and the Merseybeat era. In this book he looks at why Pete was sacked, which members of the band wanted him out and Ringo in and what part Brian Epstein played in the decision?