interview with Philip Pullman - Times Online

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Philip Pullman interviewed in The Times

"I want a big audience, partly because the more readers you get the more money you get. And if you want a big audience you have to write clearly and tell a story people are interested in." With this in mind, he has stuck to his preferred storytelling device in his latest work: the omniscient narrator. He most admires "the great 19th-century novelists", has little time for the tricksy subversions practised by highbrow modernists and denies there is much nourishment to be gained from exploring "the endless ways of saying things"...

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