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Stories inspired by Jane Eyre

Two hundred years after the birth of Charlotte Bronte, Mariella Frostrup talks to writers who have written stories inspired by Jane Eyre.

Two hundred years after the birth of Charlotte Bronte, Mariella Frostrup talks to Nadifa Mohamed and Joanna Briscoe about their new stories, inspired by her most famous of literary lines: 'Reader, I married him' from Jane Eyre.

Novelist Susie Steiner, whose own sight is deteriorating, reflects on the impact of visual impairment for both writers and fictional characters, Jeffrey Archer reveals the Book He'd Never Lend and journalist Anna James chooses some of her Spring literary highlights.

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28 minutes

Last on

Thu 31 Mar 2016 15:30

Chapters

  • Nadifa Mohamed and Joanna Briscoe

    Duration: 10:52

  • Susie Steiner

    Duration: 04:46

  • Anna James

    Duration: 06:47

  • Jeffrey Archer

    Duration: 04:47

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Mariella Frostrup
Interviewed Guest Nadifa Mohamed
Interviewed Guest Joanna Briscoe
Interviewed Guest Susie Steiner
Interviewed Guest Jeffrey Archer
Interviewed Guest Anna James

Broadcasts

  • Sun 27 Mar 2016 16:00
  • Thu 31 Mar 2016 15:30

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