Stench of Marxism

Dalrymple reads (not by choice, but for a reviewing job) a 700-page biography of Bertolt Brecht

without coming across a single instance of a decent, kind, or selfless act.

Brecht

could not even be bothered to wash for the convenience of others.

The decision not to bathe

was his tribute, albeit not a very flattering one, to the proletariat.

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