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Book of final dispatches from diplomats?

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boogeek Thu 02-Dec-10 20:49:15

It is being plugged everywhere - have heard about it on R4, read a review in The Week and seen it mentioned several times in the Observer. (OK everywhere = my small segment of the media!). My dad would like it, I think. It contains the final dispatches from ambassadors to various countries; until recently they traditionally wrote a final piece saying exactly what they really thought. Can I remember what the damn thing is found? Can I locate it through a whole day of googling likely keywords? I cannot. Dear MNers, somebody must know.

HumphreyCobbler Thu 02-Dec-10 20:50:24

Matthew Parris? I think it was him.

HumphreyCobbler Thu 02-Dec-10 20:51:47

parting shots

boogeek Thu 02-Dec-10 22:22:03

Humph, you are brilliant and I shall kiss you grin

HumphreyCobbler Fri 03-Dec-10 11:57:42


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