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Can Books Really Change The World

by Julia Bell for Guardian Unlimited Books/Blogs (Nov. 27, 2006)

“Salman Rushdie said in an interview once that “if literature is not an argument with the world then it is nothing”. All fiction writers are inevitably concerned with politics, whether it be with a big or small ‘p’: even the basics of writing fiction – language, narrative discourse, plot, character, point of view, the technical elements of writing – have their own political implications. ”

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