Tibor Fischer

John Gray’s great tour-guide of ideas: from the Garden of Eden to secret rendition

In a review of The Soul of the Marionette Tibor Fischer celebrates the vast scope of John Gray’s reading

You can’t accuse John Gray of dodging the big questions, or indeed the big answers. His new book The Soul of the Marionette: A Short Enquiry into Human Freedom isn’t really that short and certainly isn’t confined to a reflection on human freedom. As a reviewer you’re often faced with books that are so bereft of content, so painfully thin that they’re transparent, and you wonder why anyone would publish them.

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