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The disembodied voice: Samuel Beckett's Not I. Photograph: Tristram Kenton

The idea that writers can somehow "hear" the voice of their characters is a familiar one, as is the notion that characters seem to write themselves: that the author is merely a kind of conduit for voices that seem to have lives all of their own.

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