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Friday, November 25, 2005

The long goodbye

Good article.

2 comments:

Colin said...

I was talking to Tom about all this yesterday - ridiculous that Tony Blair felt compelled to deliver a hammy eulogy to Best, even if he was asked by journos.

Tom said...

Yes, very good. A ray of light in a week of media nonsense. It's the only one I've seen that doesn't fall for the glamour of tormented genius, and actually tells the story of a rather sad and unpleasant man.