All items: Robin Blake

In the course of his writing career, Robin Blake has become used to being asked all kinds of questions by members of the public. But what he describes as ‘not really a question at all, but a challenge’ is his least favourite of these.
Robin Blake reflects on the history of ghost writing and the often complicated relationship between author and subject, wondering why this particular literary form is not more widely respected.
You are mourning something in a quite different, less tangible category of experience. What you can't come to terms with is that the year 1955 has gone. Suddenly. Irretrievably. Inexplicably, and forever.