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Quotes by Helen Dunmore

'A problem with a piece of writing often clarifies itself if you go for a long walk.'

'A novel, in the end, is a container, a shape which you are trying to pour your story into.'

'I have learned so much from working with other poets, travelling and reading with them, spending days discussing poems in progress. There is the sense that we are all, as writers, part of something which is more powerful than any of us.'

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