The worst thing about Seymour’s book is that he thinks he writes as well as Hitchens, with embarrassing consequences. It may be true that Hitchens’s book on Thomas Paine was not his finest, but would anyone with English as a first language suggest it should be classed as “a somewhat opuscular component of the Hitchensian oeuvre”?
The problem our man has being that if he wrote in plain English then everyone would understand what he is saying.
You know, shut up you oiks and let us the revolutionary vanguard take care of everything for you. The same get back in the fields you peasants that Johnny Porritt is prone to.