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World Book Club

BBC World Service

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The world's great authors discuss their best-known novel.

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Jane Smiley

April 1st, 2008

Episode 224 of 347 episodes

Best-selling American author Jane Smiley discusses A Thousand Acres, her ambitious re-imagining of Shakespeare's King Lear transposed onto an Iowan farmstead, which won the Pulitzer Prize.

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