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The novelist's sensibility may be greater than his intelligence, but even this is limited - the highest sensibility is more likely to appreciate than to create. Some very primitive factors are involved in creation - in particular, cruelty. Drama is more akin to mimicry, the novel to gossip and even scandal-mongering, than either of them are to Science or Philosophy - and the primitive factors in Literature cannot be neglected or despised, they are the forces that make it live.
In addition to the following there is a podcast interview by the poet James Nash
and a podcast/interview by Sarah Walters of The Yorkshire Post.