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Writer in Residence at Max Gate, Boris Starling, interviews author Louis de Bernieres at Bridport Literary Festival

There’s more than a touch of Thomas Hardy about Louis de Bernières. Not in terms of appearance, of course – de Bernières is a jovial soul whereas Hardy glowers in his photographs – but in what they choose to write about. They both concentrate on the little people buffeted by the gales of history, they both bring the sights and sounds and smells of landscapes to evocative life, and they both share a willingness to forgo a happy ending. Continue reading “Writer in Residence at Max Gate, Boris Starling, interviews author Louis de Bernieres at Bridport Literary Festival” »