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In tonight's edition:

The Legend of Greece
Patrick Leigh Fermor author of Mani, The Traveller's Tree and The Violins of St. Jacques talks to Peter Duval Smith.

Perception and Politics
Maurice Edelman, M.P. who wrote The Minister and The Fratricides comments on his own work in relation to The Great Gatsby.

Laughter and Panic
The novels of Nathanael West discussed by Frank Kermode and Andrew Sinclair.


Interviewee (The Legend of Greece): Patrick Leigh Fermor
Interviewer (The Legend of Greece): Peter Duval Smith
Item presenter (Perception and Politics): Maurice Edelman
Panellist (Laughter and Panic): Frank Kermode
Panellist (Laughter and Panic): Andrew Sinclair
Producer: Christopher Burstall

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