The Cost of Free Speech
Publisher: Faber and Faber
Date Written: 01/11/1990
Year Published: 1990
Pages: 192pp ISBN: 978-0571144471
In the wake of the Ayatollah's "fatwah" against Salman Rushdie and in the turbulent context of terrorism in Northern Ireland, free speech really can lead to death, according to the author. This book offers a vigorous re-examination of our society's commitment to free speech.