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Twenty Questions with Kit de Waal

The novelist on her Irish heritage, the passing of time and why she’s glad she didn’t start young

‘I read my first novel aged 22’

The author talks to Arifa Akbar about child characters, being Birmingham-Irish, cultural appropriation and working-class stories

‘I will always write stories that come from the heart’

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