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Mark Lawson talks to AS Byatt after her Man Booker Prize nomination for her novel The Children's Book. Byatt talks about her passion for literature and how she has managed to combine family life with the solitary world of a writer.

59 minutes

Last on

Wed 10 Mar 2010 23:45

Did You Know?

Byatt's fifth novel, Possession: A Romance won the Booker Prize in 1990. The story is written in many different forms, including poems, letters and diary extracts, and moves between the world of 20th-Century academia and the lives of a pair of fictional Victorian poets.


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Role Contributor
PresenterMark Lawson
ParticipantAS Byatt
ProducerSuzy Jaffe
Executive ProducerEamon Hardy

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