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By the Book: Hari Kunzru

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THE AUTHOR, MOST RECENTLY, OF ‘WHITE TEARS’ SAYS IT MIGHT BE NICE TO GIVE THERESA MAY A BOOK THAT SHOWS ENGLAND FROM AN OUTSIDER’S PERSPECTIVE: SHE ‘STRIKES ME AS THE KIND OF TORY WHO HAS READ TOO MUCH TROLLOPE AND NOT ENOUGH OF ANYTHING ELSE.’

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