There was no deathbed conversion to Christianity, despite the claims of a ‘strange, spiteful book’
- Nick Cohen
- The Guardian
Only a particular species of creep could persuade me to write to the son of a friend and ask him to describe the death agonies of his beloved father.
I typed that he must say “I would rather not talk about it” if he wished, then sent an email to Alexander Meleagrou-Hitchens.
I sat back, feeling dirty and not expecting a reply.
I would not have troubled Alexander had not journalists at the nominally serious Times and BBC promoted the claim of a…