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Literary Festival 2012: Noughties: Narrating the Student Experience

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Speaker(s): Ben Masters

Recorded on 2 March 2012 in Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building.

Ben Masters' debut novel Noughties examines the highs and lows of modern student life, which reach a climax for his characters on the last night of university. In this conversation with LSE student Aleona Krechetova, he will discuss whether there is such a thing as a ‘standard’ student experience, and how he approached the question of 'relatability' when writing the book.

Ben Masters is twenty-five years old. He was born in Northampton and went to Oxford University in 2005. He is currently working on a PhD in English at Cambridge University.

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