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Polly Samson is a gifted writer of novels, short stories, and song lyrics. She has written extensively for such publications as the Observer, the Guardian and the Sunday Times, and her short stories have been widely anthologised and broadcast on BBC Radio. She has authored numerous works of fiction, including her latest novel The Kindness, which was published in March 2015. She has written lyrics for a number of successful albums, including Pink Floyd’s chart-topping The Division Bell and their 2014 work The Endless River, as well as David Gilmour's most recent solo album, Rattle That Lock.