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Matthew Parris

History will soon judge this fraught time

31 August 2019

9:00 AM

31 August 2019

9:00 AM

Good stories have a dénouement. The Act III moment when all is revealed and the narrative comes in to land is critical to most plays and novels. And so we want it to be with Brexit. Who will turn out to have been right, and who wrong? Whose bluff will have been called, and to whom will go the secret pleasures of ‘I told you so’?

Real life usually disappoints, however.

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