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Kamila Shamsie and Reif Larsen talk to Claire Armitstead
Hay Festival 2009
Shamsie’s epic Burnt Shadows weaves history through Nagasaki, Pakistan, Guantanamo Bay and Afghanistan. Larsen’s The Selected Works of TS Spivet sends his 12-year-old genius map-maker on a journey across America in a debut full of wonders.