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Jake Arnott, and Michael Parkinson

Mariella Frostrup talks to author of The Long Firm, Jake Arnott. He discusses the subject of his latest novel, The Devil's Paintbrush, which centres on Major-General Sir Hector Macdonald, a distinguished officer in the British army who committed suicide in 1903 after being accused of homosexuality.

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  • MICHAEL PARKINSON

    Micahel Parkinson talks to Mariella Frostrup about his five most influential reads.

    Duration: 12:16

  • JAKE ARNOTT

    Mariella Frostrup talks to Jake Arnott about his latest novel, The Devil's Paintbrush.

    Duration: 06:50

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