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Although she enjoys her new job and looks forward to the future with William Todd, Nancy dreads the reappearance of hack writer Hector Bartlett.

Muriel Spark's playful and autobiographical novel set amid London's post-war publishing scene.

Although she enjoys her new job and looks forward to the future with William Todd, Nancy dreads the reappearance of hack writer Hector Bartlett.

Read by Maggie Service
Abridged by Rosemary Goring
Producer: Eilidh McCreadie.

15 minutes

Last on

Fri 19 Jan 2018 22:45

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Reader Maggie Service
Author Muriel Spark
Abridger Rosemary Goring
Producer Eilidh McCreadie

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