Fiction Festival 2009 archive

(the one with the wrong year

on the programme)

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Friday 13th March

7.30pm

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The Detective Novel

Booker shortlisted novelist

Jill Paton Walsh

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and

Sophie Hannah

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Saturday 14th March

11.00am

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Discussion

"Does literature civilize, educate or neither?"

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Chaired by D J Taylor

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Saturday 14th March

3.00pm

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The Regional Novel

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Rachel Hore, Mark Illis

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and

Tessa West

 

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Saturday 14th March

8.00pm 

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Booker Prize Winner

Penelope Lively

will read from her work and autobiographical aspects "Reading, writing and letters home"

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Hostage In Peking

Anthony Grey

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In conversation with travel writer and novelist

Christopher West

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Sunday 15th March

11.00am

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The Historical Novel

Beryl Bainbridge

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D J Taylor

and

Christopher Bigsby

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Sunday 15th March

3.00pm

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Desert Island Novels

In which each of the writers will choose six novels and 

one gramophone record to take to a desert island

 Chaired by Christopher Bigsby