Norman Moss

Perils of Candour

Too True

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Much of Blake Morrison’s writing is an offshoot of what used to be called ‘the new journalism’, the journalism of involvement, which eschews any pretence of the reporter’s detachment. When Hunter S Thompson wrote about Las Vegas and Nicholas Tomalin about war in Vietnam, they themselves were present in the picture they were describing.

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