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The Last Chronicle of Barset

Lucy Mangan looks for literary solutions to the economy in Anthony Trollope's The Last Chronicle of Barset. She talks to Andrew Oswald and Mary Morgan.

Writer Lucy Mangan selects five different economic remedies from literature. Today, she looks inside The Last Chronicle of Barset by Trollope.

In this witty and enlightening series, Lucy searches for economic solutions in her bookshelves. She talks to Andrew Oswald from the University of Warwick and Mary Morgan from the London School of Economics about what literature can contribute to the economic recovery debate.

Producer: Janet Graves
A Pennine production for BBC Radio 4.

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15 minutes