Marlon James & Jake Morrissey

Dead Authors for a Desert Island

Dead Authors for a Desert Island

Marlon and Jake are back-this time to discuss which dead author they'd take with them to a desert island to reread over and over again-as well as which ones they'd happily leave lost at sea. From the Jamaica of Wide Sargasso Sea to the lonely New England of Shirley Jackson, Marlon and Jake get fired up over the books they vehemently love and the ones they equally hate. Marlon explores his complicated love for James Clavell and the underappreciated wisdom of Pride & Prejudice's Charlotte Lucas, while Jake (unsuccessfully) attempts to convince Marlon that Agatha Christie is, in fact, not overrated. One thing they actually agree on? That would be their passionate disdain for Wuthering Heights-and it's not pretty-so Emily Bronte lovers, consider yourselves warned! Included Titles: Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen Death Comes to Pemberley by P.D. James We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson Great Expectations by Charles Dickens A Man for All Seasons by Robert Bolt Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte Jude the Obscure by Thomas Hardy The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll Raising Demons by Shirley Jackson Shogun by James Clavell Tai-Pan by James Clavell And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins

Duration: 46 min

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