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    Writing books in another language

    Some people just like it hard, and not in a sexual sense. For example, some people decide that, even though they don’t live anywhere near an English country, writing may just be more fun in a language they didn’t get taught by their parents. That ‘fun and games’ must surely mean sitting at home with a web dictionary and a grammar book propping up their elbows as they fight their way through a first draft, as if that wasn’t hard enough on its own. Well, some people are simply nuts, and I’m one of them. Talking about how English is not my first language always comes with a queasy feeling…