Val McDermid on Orlando
Val chooses Virginia Woolf's novel for Queer Icons, BBC Radio's celebration of LGBTQ culture.
Written in 1928, Orlando is about a poet who changes sex from man to woman and lives for centuries, meeting the key figures of English literary history.
Val McDermid is a best-selling Scottish crime writer. This Queer Icons interview was broadcast on Open Book.
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