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John le Carré: "I'm a second rate mimic"

Duration: 02:00

Author John le Carré demonstrates some of the accents he uses when reading through his own work.

He praises Damian Lewis who he says makes the job of narration seem easy in the recording of A Delicate Truth.

John le Carré was speaking exclusively to Radio 4's Susan Rae.

Available since: Wed 8 May 2013

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A Delicate Truth

John le Carre's novel about a man who must choose between his conscience and his duty

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