Margaret Scott

Цена Дика Чейни

ЛОНДОН – Джордж В. Буш начал работать над своими мемуарами. Посчитайте до десяти прежде, чем ответить.

Автобиографии политиков – не очень возвышенная литературная форма. Во-первых, мало кто из политиков хорошо пишет, хотя есть и исключения, например, Неру, Черчилль и де Голль. Неудивительно, что большинство из них нанимают ampquot;призракаampquot;, как в прекрасном триллере Роберта Харриса с таким же названием, который в действительности является разрушительной критикой бывшего британского премьер-министра, Тони Блэра.

Во-вторых, эти мемуары – не более чем попытки оправдать себя, усеянные списками известных людей, которые встретились в ходе жизни на вершине. К примеру, в то время как сам Билл Клинтон говорит с теплотой, остроумием и большим красноречием, его автобиографию не стоит читать.

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