hutch0 (hutch0) wrote,

i shouldn't laugh, i know...

...because being the subject of a fatwa isn't in the least bit funny, but one of the Special Branch detectives who guarded Salman Rushdie has just written his biography, which paints a less-than-flattering portrait of the great man and doesn't do Special Branch all that many favours, by the sound of it. Apparently at one point his protection officers locked him in a cupboard under the stairs while they went to the pub. Surely there's an Ealing Comedy in there somewhere. If we still made Ealing Comedies...

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    Has this stuff been coming in since the Russians took over?

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