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Homage to Keith Moon

Highlights from an entertaining and idiosyncratic series of essays from James Wood, the leading literary critic of his generation. It's a collection which ranges widely, from a loving analysis of Keith Moon's drum technique to the intentions, gifts and limitations of some of our most celebrated modern novelists, including Kazuo Ishiguro and Ian McEwan.

1.THE FUN STUFF: HOMAGE TO KEITH MOON

Wood analyses the lost genius of Moon and his ability to create magic out of mayhem, relating this to his own experience of learning to play drums as a boy.

Abridged by Eileen Horne
Reader: Peter Firth

Produced by Clive Brill
A Pacificus production for BBC Radio 4.

Release date:

15 minutes

Last on

Tue 4 Mar 2014 00:30

Credits

Role Contributor
ProducerClive Brill
AbridgerEileen Horne
AuthorJames Wood
ReaderPeter Firth

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