E M Forster Short Stories

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AR01The Story Of The Siren2010040620110510
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is the first in our series of short fiction by EM Forster.

It is an unsettling story about a sea nymph and an ill fated young Sicilian.

The novelist best known for twentieth century classics including A Passage to India, A Room with a View and Maurice was also a prolific writer of short stories.

In them he explored many of the themes central to his novels, including the morals of the middle classes in the early twentieth century, and his fascination with culture and mores of the beguiling South.

The reader is Dan Stevens.

Abridged by Richard Hamilton.

Produced by Elizabeth Allard.

A Sicilian tells an unsettling story about an ill fated young man.

Read by Dan Stevens.

A Sicilian man reveals the tale of his ill-fated brother, who was cursed by a sea nymph.

The Story of the Siren is the first in our series of short fiction by EM Forster. It is an unsettling story about a sea nymph and an ill fated young Sicilian. The novelist best known for twentieth century classics including A Passage to India, A Room with a View and Maurice was also a prolific writer of short stories. In them he explored many of the themes central to his novels, including the morals of the middle classes in the early twentieth century, and his fascination with culture and mores of the beguiling South. The reader is Dan Stevens.

Abridged by Richard Hamilton. Produced by Elizabeth Allard.

is the first in our series of short fiction by EM Forster. It is an unsettling story about a sea nymph and an ill fated young Sicilian. The novelist best known for twentieth century classics including A Passage to India, A Room with a View and Maurice was also a prolific writer of short stories. In them he explored many of the themes central to his novels, including the morals of the middle classes in the early twentieth century, and his fascination with culture and mores of the beguiling South. The reader is Dan Stevens.

AR02The Road From Colonus2010040720110511
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Misunderstandings thwart plans for a sojourn in the idyllic Greek countryside in The Road From Colonus, the next in our series of short fiction by EM Forster.

The novelist best known for twentieth century classics including A Passage to India, Where Angels Fear to Tread and Howard's End was also a prolific writer of short stories.

In them he explored many of the themes central to his novels, including the morals and mores of the middle classes in the early twentieth century, and his fascination with the Mediterranean.

Read by Andrew Sachs.

Abridged by Richard Hamilton.

Produced by Elizabeth Allard.

Misunderstandings thwart plans for a sojourn in the idyllic Greek countryside.

In them he explored many of the themes central to his novels, including the morals and mores of the middle classes in the early twenieth century, and his fascination with the Mediterranean.

Mr Lucas's tiresome family thwart his plans for a sojourn in the idyllic Greek countryside

The Story of the Siren is the first in our series of short fiction by EM Forster.

It is an unsettling story about a sea nymph and an ill fated young Sicilian.

The novelist best known for twentieth century classics including A Passage to India, A Room with a View and Maurice was also a prolific writer of short stories.

In them he explored many of the themes central to his novels, including the morals of the middle classes in the early twentieth century, and his fascination with culture and mores of the beguiling South.

The reader is Dan Stevens.

Mr Lucas's tiresome family thwart his plans for a sojourn in the idyllic Greek countryside. Read by Andrew Sachs

AR03 LASTThe Obelisk2010040820110512
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In The Obelisk, the next in our series of short stories by EM Forster, a chance encounter leads an unhappily married couple to find solace in forbidden ways.

Throughout his career the novelist best known for some of the twentieth century's best loved novels including A Passage to India, Where Angels Fear to Tread and Howard's End wrote short stories which reveal much about his outlook on life.

Many of his stories including The Obelisk were unpublished until after his death because of their homosexual theme and only shown to his circle of friends, among them Christopher Isherwood and T.E.

Lawrence.

Read by Ruth Wilson.

Abridged by Richard Hamilton.

Produced by Elizabeth Allard.

A chance encounter leads an unhappily married couple to find solace in forbidden ways.

The Story of the Siren is the first in our series of short fiction by EM Forster.

It is an unsettling story about a sea nymph and an ill fated young Sicilian.

The novelist best known for twentieth century classics including A Passage to India, A Room with a View and Maurice was also a prolific writer of short stories.

In them he explored many of the themes central to his novels, including the morals of the middle classes in the early twentieth century, and his fascination with culture and mores of the beguiling South.

The reader is Dan Stevens.

The Story of the Siren is the first in our series of short fiction by EM Forster. It is an unsettling story about a sea nymph and an ill fated young Sicilian. The novelist best known for twentieth century classics including A Passage to India, A Room with a View and Maurice was also a prolific writer of short stories. In them he explored many of the themes central to his novels, including the morals of the middle classes in the early twentieth century, and his fascination with culture and mores of the beguiling South. The reader is Dan Stevens.

Abridged by Richard Hamilton. Produced by Elizabeth Allard