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BooksPlus - Separate stories podcast

ABC Radio National

Arts, Literature

BooksPlus is the one-stop destination for bibliophiles, a digest of the week’s best interviews about books and writing across RN.

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Helen Simonson's new novel The Summer Before the War

March 27th, 2016

Episode 290 of 488 episodes

In a small town in England in 1914 it was a golden year which was, of course, about to be shadowed by the war. Amidst the heirarchies and local politics, a young woman arrives in town to be the new Latin teacher, and the town is set on its ear.

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