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Appointment in Arezzo: Journalist Alan Taylor's memoir of a friendship with Muriel Spark, one of the 20th century's great writers. Read by Paul Higgins.

A colourful portrait of one of the twentieth century's great writers. When journalist Alan Taylor travelled to the Italian town of Arezzo to interview Muriel Spark, it was the beginning of a friendship which would last for years. On regular visits to her Italian villa and on trips accompanying the author to literary festivals across Europe Taylor gained a unique insight into the character of this fascinating artist.
Abridged by Laurence Wareing
Read by Paul Higgins
Producer: Eilidh McCreadie.

15 minutes

Last on

Tue 2 Jan 2018 00:30

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Role Contributor
Reader Paul Higgins
Author Alan Taylor
Abridger Laurence Wareing
Producer Eilidh McCreadie

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  • New Year's Day 2018 09:45
  • Tue 2 Jan 2018 00:30

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