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The fiction of wish-fulfilment, Eagle Eye

The fiction of wish-fulfilment

I have written about politics in fiction in The Independent on Sunday today, because Bloomsbury, publisher of Professor Steven Fielding’s A State of Play, was kind enough to send me proofs of the book, to be published in April.
This provided new discoveries in my quest last week for the answer to the question: why do [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Sunday, 5 January 2014 at 2:27 pm

Farage, just another pol, Eagle Eye

Farage, just another pol

Rupert Murdoch has long had a low opinion of David Cameron, although they had something of a rapprochement before the last election when Cameron dropped in on Murdoch’s yacht Rosehearty in the Mediterranean. So Murdoch’s dinner with Nigel Farage, the UKIP leader, on Tuesday was a calculated insult to the Prime Minister.
That is intriguing.
But Farage’s eagerness [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Saturday, 9 March 2013 at 11:22 am

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