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​Listen to Frederic Raphael speaking about his latest book Last Post at The Oldie Literary Lunch 1st August 2023​

Blog | By Amelia Milne | Aug 03, 2023


Listen to Frederic Raphael speaking about his latest book Last Post at The Oldie Literary Lunch 1st August 2023.

Last post is an epic masterpiece and know as a 'prosopography' containing a variety of letters from Raphael to the exceptionally well known people and those letters to lessor known people - all showing remarkable versatility in his writing with a kaleidoscope of tone and variety. Above all is an incredibly poignant and moving letter of farewell to his beloved daughter Sarah.

Readers were enchanted by Raphael's speech about growing up in America with very amusing anecdotes such as a hostage situation..."your money or your life"? and the hostage deliberated... "I'm thinking, I'm thinking!"

Listen here