The unmasking of Belle de Jour makes us think of a litany of brilliant courtesans, writes Clive James in his weekly column. For several years, the true identity of Belle de Jour, author of a blog called Diary of a London Call Girl, had been a mystery. Journalists, always excited by mysteries, strove to find out who she really was. Was she really a woman at all? Experienced male journalists who could do sentences with three clauses in them speculated that she might be a male journalist because of her unusual literary skills.
A Few Questions for Belle de Jour, Call Girl and Scientist
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So it's decided. Today is the day that Belle will finally come clean and tell Alex what she does for a living. She can't face lying to the man she loves any longer. The results are explosive.