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Ben Kane on BBC Radio 4 Open Book

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Ben Kane on BBC Radio 4 Open Book

Post by parthianbow » Tue January 17th, 2012, 9:03 am

I had the honour and pleasure of being invited onto the arts programme, Open Book, last week. Mariella Frostrup interviewed me about Spartacus, the main character in my about-to-be-released book.

You can listen to the interview here. If you don't want to listen to the whole programme, there's an intro bit about it at the start, and then you can move to 12 minutes 20 seconds or so to hear me. Thanks! :)
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Spartacus - UK release 19 Jan. 2012. US release June 2012.

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Post by SGM » Tue January 17th, 2012, 8:16 pm

[quote=""parthianbow""]I had the honour and pleasure of being invited onto the arts programme, Open Book, last week. Mariella Frostrup interviewed me about Spartacus, the main character in my about-to-be-released book.

You can listen to the interview here. If you don't want to listen to the whole programme, there's an intro bit about it at the start, and then you can move to 12 minutes 20 seconds or so to hear me. Thanks! :) [/quote]

And Gillian Slovo too. Good stuff. Actually the item about Amazon, the publisher wzs interesting as well.

Thanks for the link.
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Post by LoveHistory » Wed January 18th, 2012, 1:03 am

Awesome, Ben!

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Post by Amanda » Wed January 18th, 2012, 4:52 am

How cool! Even for a Grand Master of Historical Fiction!!!!

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Post by EC2 » Wed January 18th, 2012, 12:44 pm

Brilliant Ben! In all my 21 years as a published writer of HF I've never been able to get on that prog!
Les proz e les vassals
Souvent entre piez de chevals
Kar ja li coard n’I chasront

'The Brave and the valiant
Are always to be found between the hooves of horses
For never will cowards fall down there.'

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Post by Vanessa » Wed January 18th, 2012, 4:48 pm

Interesting programme. Thanks, Ben.
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Post by Alisha Marie Klapheke » Thu January 19th, 2012, 12:22 am

Congrats, Ben. That is really cool. Everytime I see your books in my local stores I have to smile. I feel that way about all our writers here at HFO. Thanks for including us in your journey. It is fascinating.

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Way to go Ben

Post by Spartak » Thu January 19th, 2012, 8:52 am

Outstanding achievement Ben. I'm looking forward to reading your posts and catching up on your work. :cool:
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