Horatio Clare speaks with James McConnachie about the pleasures and plights of Welsh sheep-farming, the creative criminal record of his youth, and why writers should 'live it and leave it until it's ready' when using real life as material.
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Monique Roffey speaks with Carole Angier about the Caribbean and biographical roots of her early novels, including the starring role of an ordinary bicycle and unique local patois.