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The idea that Galloway (not to mention Tony Benn and Arthur Scargill) are/were double agents working to discredit the left is the only thing that even *begins* to make sense!
PS Just being nosy, but which are the Petit novels you didn't rate? I wasn't too struck by The Hard Shoulder - but I reckon Robinson is an absolute masterpiece...
On no I LOVE Robinson (I think I may even be in it...). I was thinking of the last two 'thrillers', one of which (THE HUMAN POOL) had BRILLIANT stuff in it, but the narrative flow was overpowered by having too much thrown in - or at least I thought so; and BACK FROM THE DEAD (which I think Chris was a bit unhappy with too). Anyone who likes Welles or Fassbinder should read Robinson...
Yes, I adore uncanny coincidences - a letter does indeed always arrive at its destination ...
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The top winner in the contest for the greatest blunder of 1998 was a Latin-American patriotic terrorist who sent a bomb letter to a US consulate in order to protest against American interference into local politics. As a conscientious citizen, he wrote on the envelope his return address; however, he did not put enough stamps on it, so that the post returned the letter to him. Forgetting what he put in it, he opened it and blew himself to death — a perfect example of how, ultimately, a letter always arrives at its destination ...