If you've ever put down a book and imagined a conversation with its author, now's your chance to find out: How did it all start? Do characters really have a life of their own?
Does the author imagine the perfect reader?
In a special edition, Nigel Forde invites listeners to phone his guest authors. Booker Prize-winning novelist Penelope Lively and Paul Bailey , author of Gabriel's Lament, will be answering your calls. Producer Sally Marmion. Stereo
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