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Review: A three-way smackdown over “life's life”

If you think it's lordly of me, wait until you get a whiff of the game's mature caricature by Mr.…

If you think it’s lordly of me, wait until you get a whiff of the game’s mature caricature by Mr. D & Agata, specially inhabited by Swaggering Mr. Cannavale. “I’m not interested in accuracy,” he cries. “I’m interested in the truth.” Therefore, he does not consider himself a journalist (it’s mistake No. 6) but rather a lyrical essayist, for which atmosphere prevails over facts and rhythm of reliability.

So does that means he can only do things or fudge details that I have done?

“Life’s Life” is based on a book of the same name as Mr. D & # 39; Agata wrote with Jim Fingal 2012. That book, in turn, was based on an argument that began when Fingal, as a young intern, was awarded an invoice to check an article – sorry, essay – that Mr. D Agata had written about a teenage suicide at a holiday resort in Las Vegas 2002.

As pictured delightfully by Mr. Radcliffe, who has now put the boyfriend personally behind him, Fingal’s character is D Agata’s spiritual and physical opposite: gentle, small, cumbersome and perseverant. He is a mosquito to Mr. Cannavale’s lion. Awarded by the editor of a blank New York Journal to actually check the 15-page essay, he produces a 130-page spreadsheet that describes his questions.

Some address evident if there were arguable details: Was the resort’s paving stones red or, less interesting, brown? Some are epistemological: How could Agata know what he could not have seen? And some suggest that the author has broken deep into the extinction area.

Never more than now, with accusations of false news flying, these questions have been betrayed authors – either journalists or essayists or critics. Mistakes, lies and opinions are interchangeable with facts in Twitterverse, creating a nimbus of doubt (and possibilities for “artistic” ornaments) around everything.

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