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Maggie O'Farrell

1/5 Edinburgh based bestselling novelist Maggie O'Farrell discusses with Stuart Cosgrove these five special books that have been pivotal in her life.

1:Favourite childhood book: The Moomin books by Tove Jansson:

2: A Life changing book: The Bloody Chamber - Angela Carter.

3: Non-fiction title: Penguin Dictionary of First Names by David Pickering.

4: Book you've read most often: Earthly Powers - Anthony Burgess.

5: Favourite short story: The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman.

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30 minutes

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Sun 23 Mar 2014 10:31