Book Of The Week: Young Eliot

Ep 1-5/5

Monday 2 February to Friday 6 February

9.45am-10.00am

BBC RADIO 4

A new biography of TS Eliot by Robert Crawford, published to mark 50 years since the poet's death.

Eliot's childhood in St Louis was formal and he was a shy boy. A profound influence on him was the hurricane of 1896 and years later it would resonate in his writing.

Abridged by Katrin Williams.

Read by/ Tom Mannion and David Acton, Producer/ Duncan Minshull for the BBC

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