Hilary Mantel on the controversy around her short story ”The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher”:
”But is it the job of the writer to primarily consider questions of taste, or safety, or consensus, or being on the right side of the establishment? You have a vision, you want to drive this story to completion.”
From a fabulous BBC Radio 4 Front Row interview.
The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher by Hilary Mantel