I've never read any of her novels, but I love her self-deprecating sense of humour. She can certainly talk, and is one of those people who you can just press "Play" and sit back and listen. A national treasure!
Click on "Listen to the lastest show". You need Real Player to dowload and listen, and skip the first eleven minutes of the programme as it's news only, but the rest of the interview is well worth it.
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