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AR01Black And White Dog2010113020121112 (BBC7)
20121113 (BBC7)

is the first in our selection of short stories from Louise Stern's debut collection.

In this story about love and family, a memory from Beth's childhood casts a shadow.

What sets Beth apart is that like Stern herself she has grown up deaf, and reveals a world that is at times unfamiliar and hard to grasp, but one that at the same time is instantly understood.

Alan Warner says: "An amazing debut.

Vibrantly perceptive, gentle, funny and profound."

The reader is Sasha Pick.

Abridged and produced by Elizabeth Allard.

Sasha Pick reads Black and White Dog, from Louise Stern's debut collection.

A mean-spirited comment about her deaf family shakes Beth's world.

4 Extra Debut. A mean-spirited comment about her deaf family shakes Beth's world. Read by Sasha Pick from the deaf author's debut collection.

AR01Black And White Dog2010113020121112 (BBC7)
20121113 (BBC7)

is the first in our selection of short stories from Louise Stern's debut collection.

In this story about love and family, a memory from Beth's childhood casts a shadow.

What sets Beth apart is that like Stern herself she has grown up deaf, and reveals a world that is at times unfamiliar and hard to grasp, but one that at the same time is instantly understood.

Alan Warner says: "An amazing debut.

Vibrantly perceptive, gentle, funny and profound."

The reader is Sasha Pick.

Abridged and produced by Elizabeth Allard.

Sasha Pick reads Black and White Dog, from Louise Stern's debut collection.

A mean-spirited comment about her deaf family shakes Beth's world.

A mean-spirited comment about her deaf family shakes Beth's world. Read by Sasha Pick from the deaf author's debut collection.

AR02Window Washer2010120120121113 (BBC7)
20121114 (BBC7)

is the next in our selection of short stories from Louise Stern's debut collection.

In this story sculptures about the voice and silence belonging to a client give Christian, a window cleaner, pause for thought.

What sets Christian apart is that like Stern herself he is deaf, and reveals a world that is at times unfamiliar and hard to grasp, but one that at the same time is instantly understood.

Alan Warner says: "An amazing debut.

Vibrantly perceptive, gentle, funny and profound."

The reader is Harry Lloyd.

Abridged and produced by Elizabeth Allard.

Harry Lloyd reads the story Window Washer from Louise Stern's debut collection.

Sculptures about voice and silence give deaf window cleaner Christian pause for thought.

Sculptures about voice and silence give Christian, a deaf window cleaner, pause for thought. Read by Harry Lloyd.

AR02Window Washer2010120120121113 (BBC7)
20121114 (BBC7)

is the next in our selection of short stories from Louise Stern's debut collection.

In this story sculptures about the voice and silence belonging to a client give Christian, a window cleaner, pause for thought.

What sets Christian apart is that like Stern herself he is deaf, and reveals a world that is at times unfamiliar and hard to grasp, but one that at the same time is instantly understood.

Alan Warner says: "An amazing debut.

Vibrantly perceptive, gentle, funny and profound."

The reader is Harry Lloyd.

Abridged and produced by Elizabeth Allard.

Harry Lloyd reads the story Window Washer from Louise Stern's debut collection.

Sculptures about voice and silence give deaf window cleaner Christian pause for thought.

Sculptures about voice and silence give Christian, a deaf window cleaner, pause for thought. Read by Harry Lloyd.

AR03 LASTThe Deaf School2010120220121114 (BBC7)
20121115 (BBC7)

is the last in our selection of short stories from Louise Stern's debut collection.

The school is the place where the solitary schoolboy Ray is captivated by Joey's beautifully signed stories.

In this story, Stern reveals a world that is at times unfamiliar and hard to grasp, but one that at the same time is instantly understood.

Alan Warner says: "An amazing debut.

Vibrantly perceptive, gentle, funny and profound."

The reader is Debora Weston.

Abridged and produced by Elizabeth Allard.

The Deaf School is selected from Louise Stern's debut collection.

Solitary deaf schoolboy Ray is captivated by Joey's beautifully signed stories.

Solitary deaf schoolboy Ray is captivated by Joey's beautifully signed stories. Read by Debora Weston.

AR03 LASTThe Deaf School2010120220121114 (BBC7)
20121115 (BBC7)

is the last in our selection of short stories from Louise Stern's debut collection.

The school is the place where the solitary schoolboy Ray is captivated by Joey's beautifully signed stories.

In this story, Stern reveals a world that is at times unfamiliar and hard to grasp, but one that at the same time is instantly understood.

Alan Warner says: "An amazing debut.

Vibrantly perceptive, gentle, funny and profound."

The reader is Debora Weston.

Abridged and produced by Elizabeth Allard.

The Deaf School is selected from Louise Stern's debut collection.

Solitary deaf schoolboy Ray is captivated by Joey's beautifully signed stories.

Solitary deaf schoolboy Ray is captivated by Joey's beautifully signed stories. Read by Debora Weston.