Satire isn't dead

May 6, 2010

I hope I'm not alone in applauding the rich vein of satire in Malcolm Gillies' article ("Easy money? That's rich", 22 April), which would otherwise appear to be a remarkably accomplished masterpiece of evasion.

By the way, your "Appointments" page? Perhaps it's time for a counterpart, the "Disappointments" page? It may appeal to scholars.

David Punter, Professor of English, University of Bristol.

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