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On writing: Ian McMillan

Tony Rossiter explores great words from great writers

If you’re browsing in a bookshop, chances are you’ll read the blurb on the back cover and then look at the first page. If the first paragraph does not appeal, you’ll put the book back, but if the first sentence is flat or boring, you might not even get that far.

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