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Wayne on a Warm Day

Duncan Campbell

20 June 1996
Bad Business 
by Dick Hobbs.
Oxford, 140 pp., £14.99, November 1995, 0 19 825848 8
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... aspire: Range Rovers and snappy suits and clubs and good service – the night before his death, Patrick Tate had beaten up the manager of a pizza restaurant that did not serve his required topping. DickHobbs is a sociology lecturer at the University of Durham, a city whose other two well-known institutions are its cathedral and its awesome jail, where Rosemary West and an assortment of more than ...
1 August 1985
Diplomacy and Intelligence during the Second World War: Essays in Honour of F.H. Hinsley 
edited by Richard Langhorne.
Cambridge, 329 pp., £27.50, May 1985, 0 521 26840 0
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British Intelligence and the Second World War. Vol. I: 1939-Summer 1941, Vol. II: Mid-1941-Mid-1943, Vol. III, Part I: June 1943-June 1944 
by F.H. Hinsley, E.E. Thomas, C.F.G. Ransom and R.C. Knight.
HMSO, 616 pp., £12.95, September 1979, 0 11 630933 4
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... there is surely a whiff here of Bulgarians and umbrellas. Furthermore, did not C.A. Alington, the headmaster of Eton, write of him: He who thinks To confound our Eton Sphinx Might as well be bowling Hobbs lobs. Sphinx! The very word points to a well-guarded double life. If, however, this last lead fails there is always that nest of homosexuals and Marxists, the Apostles, to provide the clue to the ...

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