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Martin Stephen, Augustus Casely-Hayford

Harriett Gilbert swaps book recommendations with historian Gus Casely-Hayford and educationalist Martin Stephen.

Harriett Gilbert and her guests, the historian Gus Casely-Hayford and educationalist Martin Stephen, consider a clutch of favourite reads. Gus chooses a fictional account of the fall-out from the conflict in Sierra Leone, Aminatta Forna's "The Memory of Love", which has a natural resonance with Harriett's own choice, "Pavel and I". This is a first novel from Dan Vyleta, set in post-war Berlin. Martin brings with him a selection of Thomas Hardy's verse.

Producer Christine Hall.

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30 minutes

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Fri 24 Feb 2012 23:00

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  • Tue 21 Feb 2012 16:30
  • Fri 24 Feb 2012 23:00

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