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Passport to Hell by Robin Hyde

Reissued in 2015 after more than seven decades, Passport to Hell is a visceral portrait of a true New Zealand anti-hero.

James Stark ('Starkie') was in Mt Eden gaol when he first met Robin Hyde. The "queer, true, terrible story" of his life and experiences in World War I inspired a book about a man honoured for his courage. He was also a veteran of nine courts martial. Starkie was, like Hyde's book, unique.

Passport to Hell was adapted for radio by Pat Sandbrook with Mary Paul and produced by Prue Langbein

Listen to episodes of Passport to Hell  by Robin Hyde  HERE