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Jonathan Lee on High Dive

Novelist Jonathan Lee talks to Mariella Frostrup about his new book High Dive, and Sebastian Faulks reveals the book he'd never lend - and why.

Novelist Jonathan Lee talks to Mariella Frostrup about his new book High Dive, a re-imagining of the events surrounding the bombing of the Grand Hotel in Brighton by the IRA during the Conservative Party Conference in 1984.

Also on the programme, novelist Sebastian Faulks reveals the influence of DH Lawrence on his own work, as he select Lady Chatterley's Lover as the Book He'd Never Lend, Mariella discusses prison book groups with Ann Walmsley and Sarah Turvey and Tatiana Salem Levy sends a literary postcard from Brazil.

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28 minutes

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Thu 22 Oct 2015 15:30


  • Jonathan Lee

    Duration: 08:18

  • Postcard from Brazil

    Duration: 04:19

  • Prisoners' Book Groups

    Duration: 08:41

  • Sebastian Faulks

    Duration: 05:17

Read the opening chapter of High Dive by Jonathan Lee


Role Contributor
Presenter Mariella Frostrup
Interviewed Guest Jonathan Lee
Interviewed Guest Sebastian Faulks
Interviewed Guest Ann Walmsley
Interviewed Guest Sarah Turvey
Interviewed Guest Tatiana Salem Levy


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