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Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor on her novel Dust

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

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Mariella is joined by author Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor, who discusses her acclaimed debut novel Dust, about a splintered family in her native Kenya. Richard Beard, whose new book Acts of the Assassins, combines the story of the Crucifixion with a modern day detective novel, and Naomi Alderman, author of The Liars' Gospel, discuss the ways they, and others, have re-imagined Bible stories in their fiction. And Dr Sarah Dillon continues her series of Close Readings by examining a short extract from Katherine Mansfield's The Garden Party. Show less

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor
Interviewed Guest:
Richard Beard
Interviewed Guest:
Naomi Alderman
Interviewed Guest:
Sarah Dillon

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