Field Study

Series of short stories by Rachel Seiffert.

Abridged by Richard Hamilton.

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AR01Reach2004072620050626

Series of short stories by Rachel Seiffert.

Abridged by Richard Hamilton.A tale about Alice and her seven-year-old daughter Kim, a story that poignantly explores the emotional distance that lies between them.

Read by Lesley Sharp

AR02Field Study2004072720050703

In the title story from Rachel Seiffert's collection, Martin meets Ewa and her young son, Jacek, while conducting field research.

Martin's findings yield unexpected results.

Read by Benedict Cumberbatch.

AR03Tentsmuir Sands2004072820050710

A small boy has a disquieting encounter at the beach.

Read by Stella Gonet

AR04The Crossing2004072920050717

Marta urges her four young children westwards, away from the war that rages in the East, before a stranger appears.

Read by Zhivila Roche

AR05 LASTThe Late Spring2004073020050724

While a beekeeper waits for the mild winds which herald the passing of winter, something unexpected happens.

Read by David Horovitch