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May 2012

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In the meantime you can find Henry Porter's recent articles via The Observer and Vanity Fair, and his books via Amazon and Orion.



 
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The beguiling power of mystery that can make us forget a family's pain

Sunday 6 May 2012,  The Observer

Our desire for life to be dramatic can lead us to merge real-life stories such as the death of Gareth Williams into fiction

 

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We are rid of Murdoch and that is worth celebrating

Sunday 29 April 2012,  The Observer

But the villain of the piece did not do it all by himself. Leading figures from many walks of life have enabled his dark side

 

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Oldrich Cerny: a farewell salute to my old friend – the perfect spy

Sunday 8 April 2012, The Observer

The former head of the Czech intelligence service, friend of Vaclav Havel and director of the Forum 2000 Foundation leaves a lasting legacy

 

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