Paul McCartney, John Lennon, Ringo Starr and George Harrison fronted the Beatles but behind the stage stood their remarkable manager, Brian Epstein, and his hand took them from a small Liverpool club band to global fame and fortune. What was the secret of Brian Epstein's management of the Beatles, how did he guide a group from Liverpool to shake the world of popular music? Within two years of making their first record they were the biggest group in the world, how Brian Epstein achieved this is in this book. He frankly acknowledges his mistakes and weaknesses while identifying those factors that led to his achievements. Also included in the book are 33 photographs from Robert Freeman that provide revealing glimpses of the Beatles on their way to phenomenal success.