for researchers to reach any firm conclusions on his activities or his views. Placed side by side with his self-presentation as mysterious and his tendency to embellish (and even lie about) his achievements, it even suggests the possibility that his
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expressing ‘apparent empathy’ ( Pérèz 2013: 485 ) with those at the receiving end of racism, to engage in ‘negative self-presentation’ before ‘negative other-presentation’ (490) – thus creating ‘a sense of fair play’ (490) by ‘desuperiorising’ oneself and