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Words as weapons: Max Barry on ‘Lexicon’

In Max Barry’s action-packed Lexicon (Mulholland, July), only one man survives a deadly attack on Broken Hill. The author spoke to Angela Meyer. (Read the review of Lexicon here.) Lexicon’s strong central concept is that words can, literally, be used as weapons. Did it take a while to plan and build the world...

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