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Among the “interesting” things she claims to have done after the assassination was to “getinside” the Lyndon Johnson family to gain revealing information.
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On the eastern coast of England I met up with Robert Macfarlane again, to talk about a project that’s been about two years in the thinking-about so far. It’s called Ness and it will be a book, with him doing the words and me doing the pictures. It will be a slender volume, along the lines of Holloway but utterly different. It will be deeply strange, I think. Here is a picture of Orford Ness, where the book had its genesis.
– a draft of the final chapter of herbook, titled
Lee told Judyth that he was trusted by Mob figures, up to and including Marcello,for his ability to keep his mouth shut. Marcello told Ruby to look after the boywhen the family moved to Texas.
– and aresponse to critics written in November2003.
If you wanted to visit the place you have to go to East Anglia and then through a big forest to a little village where you then have to get on a little ferry to the Ness. Most of Orford Ness is now administered by the National Trust, whose website can be found . That’s where I nicked this photo from too. Due to Dr Macfarlane’s extensive contacts and winning manner we were able to get into various structures and places forbidden to the hoi polloi. Which was nice. And also hopefully useful for our Ness book.