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Lucy Daniel

Lucy Daniel is writing a book about Gertrude Stein.

Jeannette Winterson

Lucy Daniel, 3 June 2004

After stealing a talking parrot on the island of Capri, Jeanette Winterson’s latest narrator is referred to the Tavistock Clinic, where she explains that she was trying to capture some sort of meaning. The therapist innocently suggests she write a story, ‘with a beginning, a middle and an end’, to get back in touch with reality. That was never quite on the cards: as...

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