High Noon For Hook: Harris on George

High Noon For Hook: Harris on George

There are many disturbing aspects to George Hook’s comments, but one of the strangest is that so many were surprised by them, writes Anne Harris

There is something almost epic in the way that, one week after his major transgression against rape victims who report, George Hook is beginning to look like a tragic figure. King Lear-like, having flailed between rage and remorse, he awaits his fate at the hands of ungrateful dependants, the Communicorp executives who built a kingdom on the marketability of brand Hook. How sharper than a serpent’s tooth is the thankless media mogul.

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