April 16, 2021

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Putting literature in our sights

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Some young people still love books and all they have to offer: The Sydney Morning Herald

Hannah_KentGreat literature won’t make us better people and it shouldn’t make us righteous, says Hannah Kent.

The author of the hugely popular Burial Rites – a fictionalised account of the life of the last woman to be executed in Iceland – writes that despite those qualifications, literature is indispensable and a writer should never have to defend their vocation.

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