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After Manchester

Howard Jacobson reflects on his home city's response to the Manchester attack, and dealing with the fact that the perpetrator came from within the city itself.

Howard Jacobson reflects on his home city's response to the Manchester attack.

What confronts the city now, he says, is dealing with the fact that the perpetrator came from within itself.

"All our cities shelter the same boy", he writes, "studiously immersed in the same story. And if we didn't know it before, stories can kill".

Producer: Adele Armstrong.

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