Hellman, Lillian

Odious, mendacious, unrepentant Stalinist, serial liar, thoroughly discredited yet still a Leftist icon in some blind quarters. Loved expensive jewelry, fur coats, toney hotels, fancy homes and as much cash as she could steal from the unwitting. An admirable character all around.

Lillian Hellman: “…a dishonest writer…every word she writes is a lie, including ‘and’ and ‘the.'”

March 2, 2016
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Lillian Hellman: “…a dishonest writer…every word she writes is a lie, including ‘and’ and ‘the.'”

Lillian Hellman, unregenerate Stalinist, ended her thoroughly dishonest life exposed to the bone by fellow writer Mary McCarthy as one of the classic frauds of American Letters. All those memoirs, one more ridiculously fabricated than the next ! Her enshrinement as a Leftist heroine standing forthrightly up to  the witch-hunting HUAC   during the Fifties...
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