John, Andy and Mathew Clayton discuss Nancy Mitford's novel The Blessing with Nancy's biographer Laura Thompson. Plus, what it feels like to finish Finnegans Wake, 'bloke's books', and the rudest word in the Gloucestershire dialect.
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- Charles Dickens - Great Expectations
- Andy Miller - The Year of Reading Dangerously
- Laura Thompson - Life in a Cold Climate, Agatha Christie: An English Mystery, Take Six Girls: The Lives of the Mitford Sisters
- James Joyce - Finnegans Wake
- Agatha Christie - Third Girl, Endless Night
- Roberto Saviano - Zero Zero Zero
- Nancy Mitford - The Blessing, Love in a Cold Climate, Wigs on the Green, The Pursuit of Love, Don’t Tell Alfred, Frederick the Great, The Sun King
- The Letters of Nancy Mitford and Evelyn Waugh - Edited by Charlotte Mosely