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Hardback:In plain sight : the life and lies of Jimmy Savile / by Dan Davies.:2014 In plain sight : the life and lies of Jimmy Savile / by Dan Davies.
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Author: Davies, Dan.
Publication year: 2014
Language: English
Media class: Hardback
Classification: 920.SAV
Publisher: London : Quercus, 2014.
ISBN: 1782067434 9781782067436 (hbk): 18.99
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Dan Davies has spent more than a decade on a quest to find the real Jimmy Savile, and interviewed him extensively over a period of seven years before his death. In the course of his quest, he spent days and nights at a time quizzing Savile at his homes in Leeds and Scarborough, lunched with him at venues ranging from humble transport cafes to the Athenaeum club in London and, most memorably, joined him for a short cruise aboard the QE2. Dan thought his quest had come to an end in October 2011 when Savile died. He was wrong. In the last two and a half years, Dan has been interviewing scores of people, many of them unobtainable while Jimmy was alive. What he has discovered was that his instincts were right all along and behind the mask lay a hideous truth. Jimmy Savile was not only complex, damaged and controlling, but cynical, calculating and predatory.
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