Note on website www.richardwebster.net
It is with great sadness that we announce that Richard died on June 23rd 2011. He was at home in Oxford when his heart failed. A memorial service will be held in Oxford on Saturday 23rd July. For details, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org@gmail.com.
This site will continue to be available for the time being.
RICHARD WEBSTER was born in 1950 and studied English literature at the University of East Anglia. He is the author of A Brief History of Blasphemy: Liberalism, Censorship and 'The Satanic Verses', 1990; Why Freud Was Wrong: Sin, Science and Psychoanalysis, 1995; Freud (Great Philosophers), 2003; and The Great Children's Home Panic, 1998. His most recent book, The Secret of Bryn Estyn: The Making of a Modern Witch Hunt (2005), was shortlisted for the Orwell Prize. He lives in Oxford.