Matthew Barley/Cellist

See deep enough and you can see musically; the heart of nature being everywhere music, if you can only reach it.

Thomas Carlyle

Proms Literary Passions

I’ll be on Radio 3 at 5.45 this afternoon discussing some of my favourite books, with extracts read by actor Charles Dance. The five books will be by James Joyce (Ulysees), Patrick White (The Tree of Man), Hermann Hesse (Siddartha), Boris Pasternak (Doctor Zhivago) and Fynn (Mister God, this is Anna). Listening etails here