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5/5 Novelist Ian Sansom considers the symbolism of beds in literature, art and film.
4/5 Novelist Ian Sansom explores what cupboards and cabinets reveal about human nature.
3/5 Ian Sansom explores the literary, philosophical and cultural history of the table.
2/5 Ian Sansom examines our complex physical, mental and emotional relationship with the chair
1/5 Novelist Ian Sansom explores the history and symbolism attached to wardrobes.