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Andrés Neuman, William Boyd on WW2 Novels, Singlit with Elaine Chiew

Alex Clark talks to Andrés Neuman about his new novel Fracture, the story of Japanese man piecing together fragments of his past after surviving Hiroshima and Nagasaki atomic bombs.

Alex Clark talks to Andrés Neuman about his new novel Fracture, the story of Japanese man piecing together fragments of his past after surviving Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

William Boyd makes the case for revisiting two novels written by soldiers - Patrol by Fred Majdalany and Warriors for the Working Day by Peter Elstob - reissued 75 years after the end of World War Two.

And Elaine Chiew celebrates the complexities of literature in Singapore, known as "Singlit".

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28 minutes

Broadcasts

  • Sun 14 Jun 2020 16:00
  • Thu 18 Jun 2020 15:30

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