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The Radio 2 Book Club: with Vic James

Author Vic James joins Simon in the Radio 2 Book Club to discuss her new YA novel, Gilded Cage. Plus we'll hear from our listener reviewers.

Author Vic James joins Simon in the Radio 2 Book Club to discuss her new YA novel, Gilded Cage, and we'll hear from our listener reviewers.

About the Book: Britain's magically skilled aristocracy compels all commoners to serve them for ten years - and now it's the Hadleys' turn. Abi Hadley is assigned to England's most ruthless noble family. The secrets she uncovers could win her freedom - or break her heart. Her brother Luke is enslaved in a brutal factory town, where new friends' ideals might cost him everything.

Then while the elite vie for power, a young aristocrat plots to remake the world with his dark gifts. As Britain moves from anger to defiance, all three must take sides. And the consequences of their choices will change everything, forever.

As well as discussing our Book Club choice, we'll also unleash a brand new Confession and Matt Williams will have the latest sport.

1 hour, 55 minutes

Last on

Tue 21 Mar 2017 17:05

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    The Power Of Love

    • Huey Lewis & The News - Fore!.
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  • Gavin James

    I Don't Know Why

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    • GS Believe.
  • Amii Stewart

    Knock On Wood

    • Soul Years 1979 (Various Artists).
    • Knight Records.
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  • LunchMoney Lewis


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    • Columbia.
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  • Odyssey

    Going Back To My Roots

    • Greatest Hits.
    • RCA.
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    Love Me Better

    • (CD Single).
    • Atlantic.
  • The O’Jays

    Back Stabbers

    • The Ultimate Sound Of Philadelphia.
    • Columbia.
  • The Beatles

    Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown)

    • 1962-1966.
    • Apple.
    • 2.
  • Nina Simone

    Ain't Got No, I Got Life

    • (CD Single).
    • Sony BMG.
  • Katy Perry

    Chained To The Rhythm (feat. Skip Marley)

    • (CD Single).
    • Capitol Records.
  • Robert Plant

    Big Log

    • Digging Deep: Subterranea.
    • Es Paranza Records.
  • Texas

    Let's Work It Out

    • (CD Single).
    • BMG Rights Management (UK).
  • Diana Ross

    Theme from Mahogany (Do You Know Where You're Going To)

    • Diana Ross & The Supremes - 40 Motown.
    • Polygram Tv.
  • Echo & the Bunnymen

    The Killing Moon

    • Dark Side Of The 80's (Various).
    • Telstar.
  • Emeli Sandé

    Highs & Lows

    • (CD Single).
    • Virgin.
    • 014.
  • Dizzy Gillespie

    Bang Bang


  • Tue 21 Mar 2017 17:05