English nationalism has shattered my sense of belonging in Britain | Ian Jack

The novelist Eimear McBride wrote a fine sentence on the Irish repercussions in the Guardian this week: “That this delicate, hard-won and harder-maintained web of hope has been so carelessly, thoughtlessly jeopardised by a handful of bloviating careerists unashamed to fan fear and division in British society in order to achieve their personal ambitions is a disgrace they will forever bear.”

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/oct/22/english-nationalism-belonging-britain-scottish-independence?CMP=share_btn_link

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