The Hiding Place

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01The Hiding Place20001113

Sian Thomas begins reading Trezza Azzopardi's Booker-nominated novel `The Hiding Place', a haunting story of daughters and debt.

It is 1960, and, on the dockside in Cardiff, reckless Frankie is staking his livelihood, his home and his wife's wedding ring on a twist of the cards.

Abridged in ten parts by Elizabeth Bradbury

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Sian Thomas reads Trezza Azzopardi's novel about a reckless father and his six young daughters.

Abridged in ten parts by Elizabeth Bradbury.

2: A gust of wind, a flicker of flame, and a life scarred.

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Sian Thomas reads Trezza Azzopardi's novel about poverty and loss in Cardiff's Old Tiger Bay, abridged in ten parts by Elizabeth Bradbury.

Part 3: Frankie finds a way out of his troubles - but there is a price to pay.

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Sian Thomas reads Trezza Azzopardi's novel, abridged in ten parts by Elizabeth Bradbury.

Part 4: Marina's fate is sealed, and Frankie turns his attention to his eldest daughter.

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By Trezza Azzopardi, read by Sian Thomas and abridged by Elizabeth Bradbury.

Part 5: Another daughter's fate is sealed with fire.

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Sian Thomas reads Trezza Azzopardi's Booker-nominated novel, set among the gangsters of Cardiff's Old Tiger Bay.

Part 6: On the eve of Celesta's wedding day, her father's thoughts are turning to a wider horizon.

Abridged in ten parts by Elizabeth Bradbury

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Sian Thomas reads Trezza Azzopardi's Booker-nominated novel, set among the gangsters of Cardiff's Old Tiger Bay.

Part 7: Betrayal and despair go hand in hand for Dolores and her sisters, as Frankie deserts his wife and children.

Abridged in ten parts by Elizabeth Bradbury

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Sian Thomas reads Trezza Azzopardi's novel about poverty and loss in Cardiff's Old Tiger Bay, abridged in ten parts by Elizabeth Bradbury.

Part 8: Forty years on, Delores returns to Cardiff in search of the truth.

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Sian Thomas reads Trezza Azzopardi's novel, abridged in ten parts by Elizabeth Bradbury.

Part 9: Truths remain elusive, but some ghosts are surfacing.

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Sian Thomas reads the final part of Trezza Azzopardi's novel, abridged in ten parts by Elizabeth Bradbury