Whispering Gallery - Hesketh Pearson Reviews
Description:ISBN 1842121979 / Paperback: 288 pages / Publisher: W&N / New Edition: 17 Aug 2000
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Whispering Gallery: leaves from a Diplomats diary is an infamous hoax written in 1926 by then jobbing actor Hesketh Pearson, it is supposed to be a real diary written by an influencial British diplomat. The book sets out to give supposed diplomats views on the great and powerful of England, Europe and America of the early 20th century, the book is supposed to be the immediate diary entry of a man who mixed in these circles and who later that night would write a diary about his actions that day. The book was cited at the time as being libellous against certain newspaper owners but the author won the case. I was given this book a long time ago but have only ... Read the complete review
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