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Open Book

Thomas Keneally

Duration: 28 minutes

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

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In his new novel Crimes of the Father, Thomas Keneally writes about the legacy of child abuse in the Australian Catholic Church. He talks to Mariella about exploring this disturbing history.

Meike Ziervogel discusses the impact writing in a second language has had on her fiction; and Peter Kemp and Antonia Hodgson reveal their literary pet peeves after novelist Colm Toibin complained that modern novels have too many flashbacks. Show less

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Thomas Keneally
Interviewed Guest:
Meike Ziervogel
Interviewed Guest:
Peter Kemp
Interviewed Guest:
Antonia Hodgson

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