John McDermott

TV Times

Murphy's Favourite Channels


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FANS OF JOHN Murray’s work, on seeing that he has a new book out, will know what they are in for, and rejoice. Readers who are new to him would do well to start with Murphy’s Favourite Channels. In Murray’s earlier novel John Dory a man falls in love with a fish. And Radio Activity describes itself as ‘A Cumbrian Tale in Five Emissions’ (come awn?).

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