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Summer 2014

Episode 2: Philip Roth Unleashed Part 1

Duration: 1 hour, 5 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

After Portnoy's Complaint launched him as a new literary voice, not to mention a scandalous one, Philip Roth went on to be hailed by many as America's greatest living writer. Never afraid to look hard at the extremes of human experience, he has been both consistently controversial and intensely private.

But now, having celebrated his 80th birthday in his home town of Newark, New Jersey, Roth, in conversation with Alan Yentob, is ready to tell the whole story in this special two-part film for imagine... Philip Roth Unleashed. Show less

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