Jonathan Lee on High Dive

Novelist Jonathan Lee talks to Mariella Frostrup about his new book High Dive, a re-imagining of the events surrounding the bombing of the Grand Hotel in Brighton by the IRA during the Conservative Party Conference in 1984.

Also on the programme, novelist Sebastian Faulks reveals the influence of DH Lawrence on his own work, as he select Lady Chatterley's Lover as the Book He'd Never Lend, Mariella discusses prison book groups with Ann Walmsley and Sarah Turvey and Tatiana Salem Levy sends a literary postcard from Brazil.

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Read the opening chapter of High Dive by Jonathan Lee

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PresenterMariella Frostrup
Interviewed GuestJonathan Lee
Interviewed GuestSebastian Faulks
Interviewed GuestAnn Walmsley
Interviewed GuestSarah Turvey
Interviewed GuestTatiana Salem Levy

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