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An interview with Elizabeth Hopkinson

Jun 16th, 2016 | By

“A great character is someone you don’t think of as a character. They’re a real person. You want to knife them or marry them … draw them and write songs about them … they’re nuanced and complex, with lives outside the plot of the story.” This week we’re chatting to Elizabeth Hopkinson, the prize-winning author

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Silver Hands

Jul 6th, 2014 | By

An extract from Silver Hands by Elizabeth Hopkinson… “And so you read the Bible and your father’s account book?” Mr. Van Guelder took a sip of ale. I felt my face flush. I did indeed read both those venerable texts, but I had the distinct feeling that Mr. Van Guelder was testing me and I didn’t

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