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Led by James Naughtie, a group of readers talk to acclaimed authors about their best-known novels


Matthew Kneale

September 3rd, 2006

Episode 202 of 438 episodes

James Naughtie is joined by author Matthew Kneale, whose book English Passengers won Whitbread Book of the Year in 2000. They discuss this rampant and ambitious piece of writing that deals with big ideas like radical theory, genocide and Darwinism, yet is hilarious too.

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