Auckland Writers Festival 2016: Quote of the Session: Marlon James

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Auckland Writers Festival 2016: Saturday 14 May @ 10.30am: A History in Seven Killings: Marlon James (Man Booker Prize-winning author) in conversation with Noelle McCarthy.

“You have to risk pornography when writing sex, violence or love. You have to risk going too far. Or you risk failure of nerves, or worse, space-break sex.” – Marlon James

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One thought on “Auckland Writers Festival 2016: Quote of the Session: Marlon James

  1. I liked his line too about sub characters ­ they come into a fully formed plot, they just have to be cool.

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