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Britain’s got talent, but what about kindness? Is the nation’s love for TV talent shows and celebrity flagellation indicative of an enduring pleasure in cruelty? These questions are explored by novelist Maggie Gee in her article for the forthcoming June edition of Prospect, on the shelves as of Thursday 28th May.

But for those of you who cannot wait until then, fear not—you can get a sneak preview of what Gee has to say by listening to her appearance on the BBC…

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