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Meet the Author: Rachel Holmes

8 May 2014 Last updated at 23:28 BST

In this week's Meet the Author the BBC's Nick Higham meets Rachel Holmes .

Holmes's new book, Eleanor Marx: A Life, is a biography on the daughter of Karl Marx.

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