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by Robert Liddell with Marius Goring and Hugh Dickson
In Henry James 's story The Figure in the Carpet, an eminent novelist complains that all the critics had missed his ' little point '-the particular thing he has written his books most for. In this programme, a young critic, Eric Snooks , quizzes the Master. Especially about what Henry James calls ' my little Christmas fairy-tale.'
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Unknown: Robert Liddell
Unknown: Marius Goring
Unknown: Hugh Dickson
Unknown: Henry James
Unknown: Eric Snooks
Unknown: Henry James
Author: Preston Lockwood
Vereker: Ian Lubbock
Corvick: Basil Jones
Henry James: Marius Goring
Secretary: Beth Boyd
Eric Snooks: Hugh Dickson
Muriel: Alethea Charlton
Produced by R: D Smith

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