Martin Amis: Lionel Asbo
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Lionel Asbo: State of England (Knopf)
How does a writer make a good character endearing when readers want to root for the villain? British novelist Martin Amis discusses our sympathy for the devil, the snowballing corruption and evil of the present, and the acrobatics of keeping up with his characters.
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- Martin Amis: novelist