Arthur Ransome

I\’d known he was a journo in Russia during the revolution but not about the allegations that he was a spy for the Russians as well. He did a very good collection in English of Russian folk tales which is worth looking out.

This is excellent:

In 1919, he was arrested as he alighted the train at Kings Cross and taken to be cross-examined by Special Branch. When asked what his politics were, he replied: \”Fishing.\”

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