The Fantastic Book Of Everybody's Secrets

Series of chilling tales from crime writer Sophie Hannah's first short story collection.

Episodes

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AR01The Octopus Nest2009102720110605

Claire and Timothy have no idea why there's a strange woman appearing in so many of their family photographs.

As Claire stumbles across the answer, she is more frightened than ever.

Read by Helen Bradbury.

A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4.

Claire and Timothy wonder why a strange woman appears in many of their family photographs.

Claire and Timothy have no idea why there's a strange woman appearing in so many of their family photographs.

AR02Friendly Amid The Haters2009102820110612

A woman asks a joiner to re-hang some doors, but when she challenges his laid-back approach with sarcasm, he flips and she is left in fear of her life.

Worse is her feeling that she deserves her shame and humilation.

Read by Kathryn Hunt.

A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4.

When a woman challenges a joiner's methods, he flips and leaves her in fear of her life.

Three chilling tales from crime writer Sophie Hannah's first short story collection mark her debut on Radio 4.

Producer: Melanie Harris

AR03 LASTYou Are A Gongedip2009102920110619

When William's daily routine is interrupted by an irate woman he vaguely recognises, he is irritated and soon shakes her off.

But he vastly underestimates her capacity for revenge.

Read by Charles Swift.

A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4.

When William is interrupted by an irate woman, he underestimates her capacity for revenge.

Three chilling tales from crime writer Sophie Hannah's first short story collection mark her debut on Radio 4.

Producer: Melanie Harris