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Stephen McGinty: Art of the literary punch-up

Salman Rushdie called Le Carre

Salman Rushdie called Le Carre "a dunce" and "a pompous ass" . Photograph: LUIS GENE/AFP/Getty Images)

  • by STEPHEN MCGINTY
 

When writers go to war, sometimes words are the sharpest weapons – but sometimes even that is not enough to express their feelings, writes Stephen McGinty

 
 
 

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