Eric-Hobsbawm Dies

I was saddened, like many others, to hear of the death of Eric Hobsbawm today.  What I didn’t expect was that it would make it as a trending topic on Twitter.

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I think he must have been more popular than any of us realised.

 

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  1. Hillary

    It’s worthy to draw attention to the tall oaks as they fall… so many young people miss out on the knowing

  2. Alistair

    Some of the attention showered upon must surely have been for the fact that he was a notorious and despicable Marxist

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