Many people have mentioned the erudition and fluency of Ian’s writing. These were hard won. He spent anguished hours first postponing, then researching, then mulling over, and finally composing his articles. He was rarely confident about their quality: “I’m not sure it’s any good” was a frequent comment. He would be pleased to know that so very many people thought he’d got it right.
Lindy, Bella and Alex Jack
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