The Essay | The Writer’s Dickens: Alexander McCall Smith – Episodic Writing
Writer Alexander McCall Smith salutes Charles Dickens's mastery of the episodic form, which McCall Smith used in his novels 44 Scotland Street and Corduroy Mansions.Tweet
Novels That Shaped Our World | The Class Ceiling
This episode deals with class in all its shapes and sizes, from all sides of the class divide, in the UK, USA and India.
World Book Club | Charles Dickens - Great Expectations
In this special edition of World Book Club, biographer Claire Tomalin talks to Harriett Gilbert about Dickens novel Great Expectations live from the BBC Radio Theatre, with actor Simon Callow.