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Episode image is a detail from the cover of  Complete Poems  by Elizabeth Bishop, published by Chatto & Windus in 2004; cover illustration is  A Wall, Nassau, 1898  by Winslow Homer.

Episode image is a detail from the cover of Complete Poems by Elizabeth Bishop, published by Chatto & Windus in 2004; cover illustration is A Wall, Nassau, 1898 by Winslow Homer.

Joining Charles Adrian for the 84th Second-Hand Book Factory is actress and writer Nancy Crane. They talk about Raymond Chandler as a poet of loneliness, the brilliance of Charles Dickens and having to be on your own to see.

Correction: it turns out that there have been both radio and television adaptations of Martin Chuzzlewit.

Another book by Raymond Chandler, The Big Sleep, is discussed in Page One 10.

You can read Colm Tóibín on Elizabeth Bishop in the New York Times here.

Episode released: 29th March, 2016.

 

Book Listing:

The Long Goodbye by Raymond Chandler

Martin Chuzzlewit by Charles Dickens

Collected Poems by Elizabeth Bishop

 

Links:

Nancy Crane on IMDB

Martin Chuzzlewit on BBC radio

Martin Chuzzlewit on BBC TV

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Colm Toibin on Elizabeth Bishop: A Different Kind Of Literary Tango

Charles Adrian