Art Reflecting Reality?

The Times diarist Hugo Rifkind has a new book out called “Overexposure. Guido notices some interesting characters, especially the hero misfit news-hounds’ online source called “Greebo”. What kind of a stupid name is that? Apart from that flaw it is, according to the blurb, an “arch farce and rollicking thriller rolled into one, with unforgettable characters, brilliant dialogue and laugh-out- loud quips.” So pick up a copy at the airport on the way to the beach and expose yourself to the flashiest, edgiest comedy of modern life in recent years. [Blatant plug payback]

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Quote of the Day

Dominic Raab wrote in his letter of resignation…

“This is, at its heart, a matter of public trust,” he told the PM, concluding: “I cannot reconcile the terms of the proposed deal with the promises we made to the country in our manifesto at the last election… I believe that the regulatory regime proposed for Northern Ireland presents a very real threat to the integrity of the United Kingdom. I cannot support an indefinite backstop arrangement, where the EU holds a veto over our ability to exit…”


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