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Ian McEwan: 'I'm very good at not writing'

Author Ian McEwan talks to the BBC's Andrew Marr about his new book The Children Act, and about current trends among novelists.

When asked about his future plans, Mr McEwan said: "I don't have another book on the go at the moment... I'm in that mulching phase. I'm very good at not writing."

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  • 07 Sep 2014
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