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FAKING IT charts the march of the fraudulent in modern society, from government policies more concerned with spin than substance through to the extraordinary over-the-top reactions to the death of Princess Diana. The book caused a furore when published in hardcover by suggesting the reactions were sentimental and juvenile. There are twelve different essays by different hands on subjects like modern music, religion and the sentimentalization of children. "A completely brilliant book... extraordinarily interesting" Fay Weldon, BBC's Book Talk "Profoundly true" Melanie Philips, Observer "(Antony O'Hear on Diana) has come dangerously close to the truth" Francis Wheen, Guardian
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Charts the rise of the fraudulent in modern society, from government policies more concerned with spin than substance through to the over the top reactions to the death of Princess Diana. There are twelve essays on subjects like modern music, religion and the sentimentalization of children. Originally published in 1998 by the Social Affairs Unit.About the Author:
Digby Anderson is founder Director of the Social Affairs Unit, and food columnist for the Spectator - he lives in Milton Keynes
Peter Mullen is an Anglican clergyman, author and journalist. He lives in York.
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