Nothing Sacred (1970-1990)
The story of the 20th century British novel. In the 70s and 80s, nothing was sacred as the mores of the time were incessantly called into question.
Series looking at the story of the British novel in the 20th century, told by those who know it best - the authors themselves.
The third and final part explores the 1970s and 80s - a period in which, as Angela Carter put it, there was 'nothing sacred' as the mores of the time were incessantly called into question. Novelists were at the forefront of a new revolution as British fiction was suddenly thrust into the limelight. Acting as agents of provocation, these disparate British writers indelibly changed the literary climate.
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