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She must move. Or she must stay put. She must attack or she must escape. It is vitally important that she does something, even if it...

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It was the spring before the vote on our relationship with the European Union, and so I started from what I saw all around me. I...

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I worked as only someone who lives without dependents or lovers can. Harkaway, Nick, Gnomon (William Heinemann, 2017)

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The right to avoid self-incrimination, the right to die, the right to live, the right to freedom from slavery, freedom of conscience and religion, of opinion,...

That was his first introduction to the tertiary colours, the colours on the far side of blackness, the colours that you get if you split blackness...

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I think of all the complicated histories that landscapes have, and how easy it is to wipe them away, put easier, safer histories in their place.