Malcolm Muggeridge has been called the “most brilliant” journalist of the 20th century. He was deep in literature and deeply philosophical (though not formally trained in philosophy), not to say mystical.
Muggeridge disclosed Marxism’s atrocities to the world with firsthand reporting in Soviet Russia, when this was still an unpopular thing to do. It is as yet unclear whether it was for this that The London Guardian and The New York Times have yet to forgive Muggeridge, or whether it was his conversion to Catholicism that did it. It couldn’t be both, right?
Muggeridge was a well-known radio and television personality, documentary maker, novelist and essayist, as well as some-time editor...READ MORE