Saturday, 1 November 2008


My obituary of Tony Hillerman was in Friday's Guardian, you can pound the link here to find it. There's also an appreciation by Mike Ripley: first time I've shared the space with the Ripper!

I really should say I thought The Fly On The Wall was a first-class political thriller when I read in some 35 years ago, and its journalist was a well-drawn character. Hillerman said he could've done it better, but he seemed an exceedingly self-effacing man...

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