Colin Thubron

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The castaway on this week's Desert Island Discs is novelist and travel writer Colin Thubron. Author of books on the Middle East, China and Russia, he will be divulging to Sue Lawley some of the delights and dangers of his many experiences, as well as sharing his passion for music.

[Taken from the original programme material for this archive edition of Desert Island Discs]

Favourite track: Love Duet (from Creation) by Franz Joseph Haydn
Book: A Year of Grace by Victor Gollancz
Luxury: Scuba-diving equipment

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40 minutes

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Fri 27 Oct 1989 09:05


Role Contributor
PresenterSue Lawley
Interviewed GuestColin Thubron

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