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Deferred gratification is dead? Tell that to fans of serialised novels | Stephanie Merritt

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Podcasts such as Serial have gripped millions of listeners. Now readers are rediscovering the delicious agony of waitingIt’s often lamented that the art of deferred gratification has vanished from our instantly downloadable culture, but the increasing popularity of serialised novels suggests this may not be the whole story. This won’t come as news to anyone who spent the autumn of 2014 gripped by the unfolding drama of the
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