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The Man Behind The Dickens Hoax

Conversation with an embittered north London writer called Arnold Harvey, who fooled Dickens scholars and biographers for a decade by confecting a meeting between Dickens and Dostoyevsky in 1862. He also claims credit for fabricating a host of published academic writers, and a Latvian poet called Janis Blodnieks. Oh yes, and he edited the Salisbury Review for a while, after Roger Scruton (2,240 words)

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