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Val McDermid

Val McDermid joins readers to discuss The Mermaids Singing, the story of a serial killer who stalks the gay subculture of a northern town. James Naughtie presents.

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30 minutes

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Thu 8 Feb 2007 16:00

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  • Sun 4 Feb 2007 16:00
  • Thu 8 Feb 2007 16:00

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