Kirsty Young's castaway is writer Fay Weldon.
The writer Fay Weldon joins Kirsty Young to choose her Desert Island Discs.
The author of dozens of novels, essays and radio and TV dramas, she says she spends so much time inventing characters and storylines that the distinction between fact and fiction has become blurred.
As a child, Fay Weldon believed she had a second sight - seeing people who weren't there and hearing voices that no-one else could hear. As an adult, her perceptive nature has served her well too and she says: "I think I know what goes on in other people's heads - more than most people do."
Record: Rockin' My Life Away -Jerry Lee Lewis
Book: Kennedy's Latin Primer
Luxury: A shotgun.