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Age gap relationships; Dorthe Nors

Alex Clark talks to Karl Geary and Gwendoline Riley, who have both written about a love affair across the generations in their new books, and to Danish writer Dorte Nors.

Alex Clark talks to two novelists - Karl Geary and Gwendoline Riley - who have both written about a love affair across the generations in their new books.

Acclaimed Danish writer Dorthe Nors discusses her new novel Mirror Shoulder Signal, the story of forty-something Sonja who is looking for new directions in life while longing for the wild landscapes of her childhood.

Star baker turned writer Nadiya Hussain on her love of Edward Lear's poetry in The Book I'd Never Lend.

And we explore the mystery of the Icelandic Dracula - Makt Myranna or Powers of Darkness - with the novelist Sjon.

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28 minutes

Chapters

  • Gwendoline Riley and Karl Geary discuss age-gap relationships

    Duration: 08:06

  • Dorthe Nors

    Duration: 07:37

  • Nadiya Hussain discusses the book she'd never lend

    Duration: 04:46

  • Sjon discusses the power of Dracula

    Duration: 06:24

Read the first chapter of Mirror, Shoulder, Signal by Dorthe Nors

Mirror, Shoulder, Signal by Dorthe Nors: Chapter One. 

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Alex Clark
Interviewed Guest Karl Geary
Interviewed Guest Gwendoline Riley
Interviewed Guest Dorthe Nors
Interviewed Guest Nadiya Hussain
Interviewed Guest Sjon

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