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Professor Charmian Brinson

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When Ruth Borchard, died some years ago an unpublished manuscript written in 1941 was found amongst her papers. This novel, We Are Strangers Here,has finally been published and tells the story of an ‘enemy alien’ in a London prison en route to the Isle of Man, based on Ruth Borchard’s own experience. This session featured Borchard’s eldest daughter, Katherine Hallgarten and Professor Charmian Brinson.

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David Grossman speaks with Mark Lawson at a special out-of-fesitval event.