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Alfred 'Al' Alvarez is an English poet, novelist and essayist. His is the author of several boosk including The Savage God, a study of suicide which gained added resonance from his friendship with Sylvia Plath. His latest book is ‘Pondlife: A Swimmer’s Journal’
This week's big questions are answered by Al Alvarez, the English poet, novelist and essayist. His latest book is Pondlife: A Swimmer’s Journal