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Little Atoms 894 - Francesca De Tores' Saltblood

Francesca De Tores is a novelist, poet and academic. She is the author of four previous novels, published in more than 20 languages. In addition to a collection of poems, her poetry is widely published in journals and anthologies. On this week's show she talks to Neil Denny about Saltblood, an epic literary historical novel set during the Golden Age of Piracy, about the life of the infamous female pirate Mary Read.

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