A mirror to the soul: ‘our voices are gaping wounds’
Silence & Sound series: Voices are vessels of character that transform over a lifetime, and come back at us from the dead.
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Nick Coleman has been a writer and journalist for the past 30 years. He is the author of a memoir, ‘The Train in the Night: a Story of Music and Loss’, shortlisted for the Wellcome Trust Prize 2012 and a novel, ‘Pillow Man’ (both Vintage). His forthcoming book, ‘Voices: How a Great Singer Can Change Your Life’ is published in January 2018 by Jonathan Cape. He grew up on the edge of the Cambridgeshire fens but now lives in London with his family.