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Renouncing Middlemarch

Howard Jacobson explains why he is renouncing George Eliot's greatest novel, Middlemarch.

"It's late in the year to be making a resolution I'm probably going to break, but the words have to be spoken" writes Howard Jacobson. "I hereby renounce Middlemarch".

Howard reveals what lies behind his obsession for George Eliot's greatest novel and why he can't stop hymning its praises and quoting chunks of it from memory.

Producer: Adele Armstrong.

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Sun 4 Jun 2017 08:48


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