Letter: Self deluded

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The Independent Online
I Used to believe the media view and, indeed, the self-portrayal of Will Self, as the bad boy ex-addict. I have changed my mind. I now think he is a sad victim of both himself and the media.

When he behaves with a libertarian lack of insight and uses heroin in a Tory toilet, not only is he sacked, but he believes his own deluded self-image to such a degree that he is not prepared to consider seeking help for his relapse back to heroin use.

Dr S Ruben