4 Extra Debut. Robert Crawford's biography of poet TS Eliot. Childhood shyness in St Louis. Read by Tom Mannion and David Acton.
A fresh biography of TS Eliot by Robert Crawford, abridged by Katrin Williams, published to mark 50 years since the poet's death:
Childhood in St Louis, where Tom's life is cosseted and formal at Locust Street, and where the 'hurricane' 1896 will have an influence on the future poet's work..
Readers: Tom Mannion and David Acton
Producer: Duncan Minshull
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in February 2015.
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