What is always a puzzle to me is knowing what makes a piece of work Good.  You know what I mean - you know instinctively when you read - or hear - a piece of prose, if it is good. The fabulous performance poet Kate Tempest rolls words together, rolls them apart, and collides them head-on to create the slickest, most stunning lyrical journey for her listeners.  And yet in other fields, the writer/s are not doing such a good job.  Last night I was watching a television programme prese...


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