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The Monsarrat Archive

Barry Norman explores the newly-opened archive of material amassed by writer Nicholas Monsarrat, author of The Cruel Sea.

Barry Norman explores the newly-opened archive of material amassed by writer Nicholas Monsarrat, author of The Cruel Sea.

Monsarrat was a meticulous recorder of the minutiae relating to his work and personal life, and during the course of his lifetime amassed a vast archive of scrapbooks, manuscripts, letters, accounts and other memorabilia. Barry is granted access to this collection, which gives an intimate insight into the writer's life and work.

30 minutes

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Thu 5 Feb 2009 11:30

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