2009年 9月 1日, 星期二 - 格林尼治标准时间15:54

Fiction 小说

Hi, I saw the email address from your website, and I want know more about British popular fiction writers and fiction. Currently I am working in Singapore and I would like to spend more time on fiction. Would you please advise me if there are any good fiction and writers? Thank you! Best regards,

Benjamin

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Everybody loves a good book.

But what do British people like to read and who are some popular and classic British writers?

Andrea and Jean talk to the owner of a bookstore in London to find out what he recommends.

They will also teach you some useful vocabury for talking about books.

Listen to the programme to find out what these phrases and expressions mean:

a pile of books

How many books can you read a month?

quintessentially British

to stand the test of time

a page-turner

evergreen

We hope you enjoy the programme and it gives you a taste of the world of British fiction.

按键 Check your understanding with this quiz

按键 点击此处做小测试

Do you have a question about Britain? 你有没有对英国的疑问?

Then email us at chinaelt@bbc.co.uk

欢迎你把问题通过电子邮件发给我们:chinaelt@bbc.co.uk


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