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Iain Banks, and the Inspiration for Brideshead Revisited

Muriel Gray talks to novelist Iain Banks, whose latest book, Transition, brings together science fiction and the contemporary concerns of terrorism and global financial collapse. Plus biographer Paula Byrne discussing the eccentric family who inspired Evelyn Waugh's Brideshead Revisited.

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    Muriel Gray talks to novelist Iain Banks about his latest book, Transition.

    Duration: 07:18


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