Nisman had made the powers-that-be in Tehran jittery, because a) he was ambitious, honest and a courageous searcher after the truth; b) he was Jewish and had active connections with Israel; and c) in pursuit of his inquiry, he spread his net wide
to include contacts with the Israeli Mossad and the American CIA.
Mackay spread his net wide
and checked again at Premier League clubs this week, but could not prise out those he wanted.
Hiphop pioneer Afrika Bambaataa didn't limit himself to disc-jockeying strictly from one or two kinds of music but spread his net wide
, layering the sounds of funk and disco with European electronic music and rock 'n' roll, creating an entirely new sound.
Denvir does, however, spread his net wide
, and even readers fairly familiar with Gaelic poetry will find some rewarding surprises here.