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Rod Liddle reminds me of old women moaning on the bus

Richard Littlejohn, on the other had, has a great story about a guy called Frank the Bummer. A review of Selfish, Whining Monkeys, by Rod Liddle and Littlejohn’s Lost World, by Richard Littlejohn

31 May 2014

9:00 AM

31 May 2014

9:00 AM

Selfish, Whining Monkeys Rod Liddle

4th Estate, pp.256, £14.99, ISBN: 9780007351275

Littlejohn’s Lost World Richard Littlejohn

Hutchinson, pp.288, £18.99, ISBN: 97800091944001

Books by bellicose columnists with the initials R.L. are like buses — none comes along for ages, then two come at once. Having been given the heave ho from my last column some years back, I was looking forward to putting this regularly employed, high-profile Pushmi-pullyu through its paces before filleting it thinly and serving it up sliced seven ways.

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