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24 May 2021

7:14 PM

24 May 2021

7:14 PM

Recently, I read two books of the same name but with very different content.  

The first was Beauty by Bri Lee. If you don’t know who Bri Lee is you are officially in a right-wing-ABC-free bubble. Bri Lee is the best selling author of Eggshell Skull and is often invited on talk panels including a recent Q&A.  

The next book I read was Beauty by Sir Roger Scruton, and, if you don’t know who Roger Scruton is you are in a left-wing bubble — but I hardly think I need to explain who he was to a Spectator Australia audience.  

Lees’ book is...

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