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Francis Spufford writes early New York in Golden Hill

August 21st, 2016

Episode 1208 of 1214 episodes

‘This is a book that’s got a rooftop chase in it, and a trial for murder and – I hope – a really quite rude sex scene because you’re allowed those in the eighteenth century. And a duel. And a ball. And a banquet. And, and, and! Stuffed full, like a plum pudding.’