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To accompany Opera North’s production of Monteverdi’s Orfeo at the Theatre Royal, award-winning novelist Hilary Mantel (Fludd, Beyond Black) talks about memory, mourning, and how the writer brings the past back to life. It is a universal human impulse to try to retrieve what is lost, to want to go back into the past and change it…