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Evelyn Waugh, DBC Pierre, a literary postcard from Sweden

Presented by Mariella Frostrup. As a new biography of the writer comes out, Open Book offers a guide to the works of Evelyn Waugh.

As a new biography of the writer comes out, Open Book offers a guide to the works of Evelyn Waugh. And Man Booker winner DBC Pierre tells Mariella Frostrup why he's written a 'how to' book about novel writing, offering advice on everything from writing convincing dialogue to incorporating real life moments into fiction. One of Sweden's leading contemporary writers, Jonas Hassen Khemiri. sends a literary postcard from Stockholm and one editor recommends a book from a rival publisher.

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30 minutes

Chapters

  • D J Taylor

    Duration: 09:16

  • Mary-Anne Harrington

    Duration: 04:22

  • D B C Pierre

    Duration: 07:43

  • Jonas Hassen Khemiri

    Duration: 05:23

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Mariella Frostrup
Interviewed Guest DBC Pierre

Broadcast

  • Thu 28 Jul 2016 15:30

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