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being a woman writer

"There was a time ten years ago, that people thought women wrote in a different way, less pointedly, more twisty twiny. I always rather resisted that, because it did seem to mean that women wrote with their bodies and men wrote with their brains, and I love witty writing, I like intelligence and I don't see why that should be a male quality"
Helen Simpson


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Helen Simpson
Biography on British Council Site


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