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Ayelet Gundar-Goshen on Waking Lions

Mariella Frostrup talks to Israeli novelist Ayelet Gundar-Goshen. Her new book, Waking Lions, is a morality tale about a doctor who kills a man in a hit-and-run accident.

Mariella Frostrup talks to Israeli novelist Ayelet Gundar-Goshen. Her new book Waking Lions is a morality tale about a doctor who kills a man in a hit and run accident.
While Melissa Harrison and Amy Liptrot discuss their chronicling of landscape in their nature writing. Michiel Heyns, author of The Typewriter's Tale, ponders why he and so many writers fictionalise Henry James in their novels.
And we hear from Alison McLeod about her new role as a Eccles British Library Writer- in- Residence.

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28 minutes

Chapters

  • Ayelet Gundar-Goshen

    Duration: 08:42

  • Melissa Harrison and Amy Liptrot

    Duration: 07:46

  • Michiel Heyns

    Duration: 04:53

  • Alison McLeod

    Duration: 06:11

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Mariella Frostrup
Interviewed Guest Ayelet Gundar-Goshen
Interviewed Guest Melissa Harrison
Interviewed Guest Amy Liptrot
Interviewed Guest Michiel Heynes
Interviewed Guest Alison MacLeod

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