Before The Earthquake

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0120100712

The Salierno family make a tough living as farmers in the mountainous terrain of Southern Italy.

When an earthquake devastates their village, their fifteen-year old daughter Concetta is seriously injured.

On waking from a coma, she can't remember anything that happened in the weeks before the disaster.

Sian Thomas reads this vibrant first novel by Maria Allen.

Abridged and produced by Jane Marshall Productions for BBC Radio 4.

One stifling day, an earthquake hits a mountain village and changes young Concetta's life.

0120100712

The Salierno family make a tough living as farmers in the mountainous terrain of Southern Italy. When an earthquake devastates their village, their fifteen-year old daughter Concetta is seriously injured. On waking from a coma, she can't remember anything that happened in the weeks before the disaster.

Sian Thomas reads this vibrant first novel by Maria Allen.

Abridged and produced by Jane Marshall Productions for BBC Radio 4.

One stifling day, an earthquake hits a mountain village and changes young Concetta's life.

The Salierno family make a tough living as farmers in the mountainous terrain of Southern Italy.

When an earthquake devastates their village, their fifteen-year old daughter Concetta is seriously injured.

On waking from a coma, she can't remember anything that happened in the weeks before the disaster.

Sian Thomas reads this vibrant first novel by Maria Allen.

Abridged and produced by Jane Marshall Productions for BBC Radio 4.

One stifling day, an earthquake hits a mountain village and changes young Concetta's life.