Norman Lewis

Norman Lewis has spent a lifetime travelling the world and writing about it. In conversation with Michael Parkinson, he recalls his curious upbringing in Wales with three maiden aunts, his travels in Cuba where he met Ernest Hemingway, and his love of Naples which led to his writing two books on the Mafia. He also chooses the eight records he would take to the mythical island.

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

Favourite track: Petrushka by Igor Stravinsky
Book: The Histories by Herodotus
Luxury: Spirit stove

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Fri 8 Aug 1986 09:05


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PresenterMichael Parkinson
Interviewed GuestNorman Lewis

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