Ian Thomson’s first article for the London Review of Books was published in 2011. The journal was founded in 1979 by Karl Miller and Susannah Clapp.
Ian Thomson · Diary: Assault on the Via Salaria
14 Apr 2011
We had scarcely agreed on the place when something hard hit me on the back of the head.
I sat for a while on the marble steps outside the flat, my vision blurred and a taste of copper in my mouth.