6/6. Claudia Winkleman calls on famous people to reveal the books that influenced them.
Blur bassist, farmer and cheese-maker Alex James discusses Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island, first published in serialised form in 1881 and 1882.
Brian Sibley 's abridged version of his account of the love affair between author CS Lewis and Joy Davidman. 6/8. In April 1960 the couple visit Greece despite doctors' warnings regarding Joy's painful cancer.
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