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Nicholas Murray, Vayu Naidu, Sarah Ardizzone, Robin Blake, Sally Kindberg, Ali Knight and Caitlin Davies discuss their desert island book.
'In the course of my own research I have been shut in the cells at the local police station, interviewed a rape counsellor and got lots of secrets out of a high class madam and prostitute.'
'My reading habits have changed since I became a writer myself. I used to read haphazardly and uncritically, from French translations to war memoirs to fiction; now inevitably I read a lot of crime because that is what I write.'

Ali Knight explores the murky depths of the Grand Union Canal in Londonand explains how it inspires her crime fiction.

John Greening takes us to the poetic village of Little Gidding and its nearby literary landmarks.

Miranda Miller introduces us to Henry James’ Lamb House in Rye and its connections with various writers.

'I was a reader not a writer, and in my spare time I would escape into any book I could find which meant that one day, by chance, really, I picked up 'Misery' by Stephen King. '
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