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A Postilion Struck by Lightning

20 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 06 August 2013

The author Ian Sansom has been waiting 50 years to be struck by lightning. It is a noble aspiration for a writer: hoping that the electrical bolt of inspiration will hit and that the next book will be easy.

But is it really ever like that?

Here Ian Sansom and the Wireless Mystery Theatre explore the life of a writer and the nature of inspiration.


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