Ian Jack Obituary – Cause of Death: In loving memory of Guardian columnist and former Granta editor, Ian Jack.
Ian Jack, the Guardian columnist and former editor of Granta and the Independent on Sunday, recently passed away at the age of 77 after a brief illness.
Jack will be remembered as a gifted writer, a brilliant and imaginative editor and a mentor to younger journalists.
Words fall short of expressing our grief for your loss, as we mourn with family and friends for this great loss. Please accept our condolences and may our prayers help comfort you. Please receive our heartfelt condolences.
Oh I’m just devastated to hear about the death of Ian Jack. One of the most erudite and beautiful writers around – whatever he wrote about, he did it like no one else. And on top of that, a brilliant editor and gentle, generous man. What a sad, painful loss
— Hadley Freeman (@HadleyFreeman) October 29, 2022
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