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William Dalrymple talking about his new book 'Return of the King'.

Duration: 13:24

Anne McElvoy talks to the best selling historian William Dalrymple about his new book Return of A King - an account of Britain's first Afghan War in the 19th century which draws compelling parallels with the challenges the West faces in the region today.

Available since: Fri 8 Feb 2013

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Night Waves

Radio 3’s flagship arts programme until 2013. Over 350 editions available in the archive.

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