Short Stories

  • by Doris Lessing, Haruki Murakami, A. S. Byatt
  • Narrated by Harriet Walter, Walter Lewis, Roslaind Eyres
  • 5 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

23 stories, all unabridged, from a diverse group of star writers and readers. A truly memorable collection with a wide appeal. The stories in this superb collection are as follows:
Mothers and Fathers - Angela Huth, Read by Janet McTeer
Shared Credit - Frederic Raphael, Read by Martin Jarvis
The Year�s Midnight - Helen Simpson, Read by Harriet Walter
A Place for Everything - Barry Unsworth, Read by Janet McTeer
The Ghost of the Rain Forest - Barry Unsworth, Read by Rosalind Ayres
A Feeling for Birds - Lisa St Aubin de Teran, Read by Janet McTeer
Battlefields - Alan Sillitoe, Read by Janet McTeer
Who? - Fay Weldon, Read by Julie Christie
Mrs Alcott Dances Naked in the Rain - Rosie Thomas, Read by Janet McTeer
Presto Barbaro - Ronald Frame, Read by Janet McTeer
Sea Lion - Douglas Hurd, Read by Martin Jarvis
The Sons of Upland Farm - George Mackay Brown, Read by Martin Jarvis
Dressing Up - Angela Huth, Read by Rosalind Ayres
Twenty Years - Doris Lessing, Read by Rosalind Ayres
Humphrey's Mother - Penelope Mortimer, Read by Martin Jarvis
The Hero - Joanna Trollope, Read by Martin Jarvis
Shreds and Slivers - Ruth Rendell, Read by Martin Jarvis
Brut Millésimé - Ludovic Kennedy, Read by Rosalind Ayres
On Seeing the 100% Perfect Girl One Beautiful April Morning - Haruki Murakami, Read by Walter Lewis
Baglady - A.S. Byatt, Read by Rosalind Ayres
Hotel des Voyageurs - William Boyd, Read by Martin Jarvis
Toy Boy - Edwina Currie, Read by Rosalind Ayres
Simon - Patrick O�Brian, Read by Martin Jarvis


What the Critics Say

"A different league...The readers grab your attention at the start of every tale and never let go." ( The Guardian)


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Book Details

  • Release Date: 26-02-2008
  • Publisher: CSA Word