This week the castaway on Desert Island Discs is the writer Ken Follett. Novels such as Eye of the Needle, The Pillars of the Earth and The Third Twin have put him in the best seller lists all over the world - although when he started writing his first novel his agent suggested he use a pseudonym in case he "wanted to write something better later!". In conversation with Sue Lawley, he talks about his life and work and chooses eight records to take to the mythical island.
[Taken from the original programme material for this archive edition of Desert Island Discs]
Favourite track: Beginning of Violin Concerto No 3 in G Major by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Book: Philosophical Investigations by Ludwig Wittgenstein
Luxury: Entire cellar of a great collector of French wine
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