Martin Amis on novelists as civil servants

Martin Amis, London Fields, 1989: I think I am less a novelist than a queasy cleric, taking down the minutes of real life.

(Bruce Springsteen, Jungleland, 1974: The poets down here don’t write nothing at all, they just sit back and let it all be.)

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Paul Hodson

Head of Unit "EnergyEfficiency" at European Commission, Directorate-General for Energy

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