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BooksPlus - 2016-10-16

October 16th, 2016

Episode 201 of 231 episodes

How well do you know Shakespeare’s the Tempest? Miranda, Prospero, Caliban . . . an island? It’s been told and retold many times, its meaning remade according to its listeners. For Canadian writer Margaret Atwood, that meant turning it into a story set in a prison. She’s a bit obsessed with prisons in her writing, she reckons...and here's another one.

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