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Catching the Sun: Tony Parsons' 'love letter to Thailand'

Author Tony Parsons chronicles a family seeking a better life abroad in his latest novel - his first thriller.

Catching the Sun is the story of a family who abandon 'broken Britain' for Phuket, Thailand.

He spoke to BBC Breakfast about his love for the UK, his own experiences of almost emigrating and "the healing power of sunshine".

  • 15 Jun 2012
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