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Listen: Richard Kelly on his new novel “The Knives”

The author speaks to Sameer Rahim, Prospect’s Arts and Books Editor

By Sameer Rahim  

Screen Shot 2016-02-15 at 16.53.30In Prospect’s latest podcast, the novelist Richard Kelly discusses a Conservative Home Secretary struggling to cope with a multitude of problems: terrorism, civil liberties, immigration and human rights. But Kelly isn’t talking about the former Home Secretary Theresa May; he’s talking about David Blaylock, the protagonist of his new political thriller The Knives. Through Blaylock, Kelly explores the difficulties of being a politician in the 21st century: the knives are out for you, always.



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