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Ali Smith: Fiction is ‘one of our ways to get to truths that are really difficult to talk about’

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“Fiction and lies are the opposite of each other,” Smith insisted. “Lies go out of their way to distort, or to turn you away from, the truth. Fiction is one of our ways to get to truths that are really difficult to talk about, that we haven’t yet been able to articulate, or see yet; truths that we come to articulate via a story.”

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