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Happy 82nd Birthday Simon Raven, You Naughty Boy

The death of Simon Raven, at the age of 73 after suffering a stroke, is proof that the devil looks after his own. He ought, by rights, to have died of shame at 30, or of drink at 50.

British author Simon Raven was born on this day in 1927 and died in 2001, prompting one of the more colorful obituaries of the decade.

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