IT IS difficult to relate the colourful life of Christophe Dominici without ruling out the cruellest irony of all, that in the end the game he loved might have pushed him over the edge.
His widow, Loretta, has since turned that theory into grim reality by confirming that the collapse of the Beziers take-over deal which Dominici had been brokering had taken a distressing toll.
“It affected him a lot,’’ she told Paris Match. “He felt isolated, abandoned. He did not sleep for a fortnight. He was devastated but not to the point of committing a desperate act.
“When he left that morning...
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