Beyond The Iron Curtain - Stories From Eastern Europe

Five new stories from some of the most exciting voices in Eastern Europe.

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AR01Shadows20040223

By Serbian writer David Albahari, translated by Ellen Elias-Bursac.

An acclaimed writer arrives in Loznica to give a reading of his work in the local library.

He unwillingly agrees to a meeting with a mysterious young man.

Read by Sladjana Vujovic.

AR01Shadows20040223

By Serbian writer David Albahari, translated by Ellen Elias-Bursac.

An acclaimed writer arrives in Loznica to give a reading of his work in the local library.

He unwillingly agrees to a meeting with a mysterious young man.

Read by Sladjana Vujovic.

AR02Night Time20040224

By East German Writer Monika Maron Translated By Brigitte Goldstein Johanna takes her dog for a night time walk in a snow-covered East BERLIN.

Read by Alice Dvorakova.

AR02Night Time20040224

By East German Writer Monika Maron Translated By Brigitte Goldstein Johanna takes her dog for a night time walk in a snow-covered East BERLIN.

Read by Alice Dvorakova.

AR03Scissors Of Gold And Handfuls Of Snow20040225

by Ukrainian writer Andrey Kurkov, translated by George Bird.

Vanya prepares for imminent fatherhood by reading 'Teach Yourself Midwifery'.

Out in the forest, five year old Alisa spends a holiday with her ailing grandfather.

Read by Boris Isarov Produced by Emma Harding

AR03Scissors Of Gold And Handfuls Of Snow20040225

by Ukrainian writer Andrey Kurkov, translated by George Bird.

Vanya prepares for imminent fatherhood by reading 'Teach Yourself Midwifery'.

Out in the forest, five year old Alisa spends a holiday with her ailing grandfather.

Read by Boris Isarov Produced by Emma Harding

AR04The Twins20040226

by Bulgarian writer Zdravka Evtimova, read by Madlena Nedeva.

Nora stands up to a stranger, who arrives on her doorstep with an unexpected load.

Produced by Emma Harding

AR04The Twins20040226

by Bulgarian writer Zdravka Evtimova, read by Madlena Nedeva.

Nora stands up to a stranger, who arrives on her doorstep with an unexpected load.

Produced by Emma Harding.

by Bulgarian writer Zdravka Evtimova, read by Madlena Nedeva.

Nora stands up to a stranger, who arrives on her doorstep with an unexpected load.

Produced by Emma Harding

AR05 LASTThe Dream Bearer20040227

by Albanian writer Ismail Kadare, translated by Guido Waldman.

A new story from Albania's leading poet and novelist.

AR05 LASTThe Dream Bearer20040227

by Albanian writer Ismail Kadare, translated by Guido Waldman.

A new story from Albania's leading poet and novelist.