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Luiza Sauma, Easter Writing

Mariella Frostrup talks to Luiza Sauma about her novel Flesh and Bone and Water and discusses depictions of Easter in fiction.

Mariella Frostrup talks to Luiza Sauma about her novel Flesh and Bone and Water. It's the story of a middle aged man looking back on his childhood in Rio after his former teenage lover writes a letter to him with a promise of revelation.

We celebrate Easter week with Peter Stanford and Michael Arditti who discuss their favourite Easter writings; from CS Lewis to poetry from a 17th century Anglican vicar.

And we look ahead to World Book Night when thousands of books are being given away free including Sofia Khan Is Not Obliged the debut novel by Ayisha Malik. She joins Mariella to discuss the event and her novels which have been described as the Muslim Bridget Jones.

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28 minutes

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Thu 20 Apr 2017 15:30


  • Easter Reading

    Duration: 13:00

  • Luiza Sauma

    Duration: 07:31

  • Ayisha Malik

    Duration: 06:20

Read the first chapter of Flesh and Bone and Water by Luiza Sauma

Flesh and Bone and Water by Luiza Sauma: Chapter One


Role Contributor
Presenter Mariella Frostrup
Interviewed Guest Luiza Sauma
Interviewed Guest Peter Stanford
Interviewed Guest Michael Arditti
Interviewed Guest Meike Ziervogel
Interviewed Guest Ayisha Malik


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