Sleuths, Spies & Sorcerers: Andrew Marr's Paperback Heroes

Andrew Marr deconstructs detective fiction, fantasy epics and spy novels - the books we really read. He unpicks their conventions to show how these books keep us turning the page.

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Episode 1x03; Oct 31, 2016

In the final episode, Andrew Marr reveals the secrets of the British spy novel – a genre steeped in betrayal and paranoia, developed by writers who were usually spooks themselves.

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x03: SpiesOct 31, 2016
1x02: FantasyOct 24, 2016
1x01: DetectivesOct 17, 2016
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