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One last conversation with John Mortimer

By Caroline Modarressy-Tehrani  

A man of many talents: one of Mortimer's theatrical triumphs

Further to Colin Murphy’s tribute for Prospect online to John Mortimer, who died at the end of last week, these are some of my own thoughts and recollections of one of the great writers, wits, liberal thinkers and free speech advocates of the last century.

I had the good fortune to meet John Mortimer on several occasions, but our second meeting, at Turville Heath—the house built by his…

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