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Martin Amis: The appeal of the villain

Lionel Asbo is a satirical novel about a very violent but not very successful young criminal.

The book's author Martin Amis talks to The Culture Show's James Runcie about the appeal of having such a rogue at the centre of the story.

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  • 10 Aug 2012
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