Extract from ONCE UPON A THOUSAND HILLS. Tense interview between sex shop worker Naomi Lieberman and Rwandan Director of a London refugee centre. I step inside the room, closing the door behind me. “Hello, I’m –” And suddenly, I stop. I’m lost for words. Even though only two words need follow. “Naomi Lieberman?” I nod. [...]
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I’ve been thinking about the raw subject of betrayal, and the thousand and one ways in which we can commit this seemingly hideous act of human behaviour. But I’ve also been thinking – is it really hideous? Or is it just a human act that we are hardly capable of controlling in certain circumstances? “I [...]