|AR||01||Monday Diary *||20080915|
By Carys Davies, read by Stephen Meo.
Flipper is a teenager born without arms after his mother was prescribed drugs during her pregnancy.
He is best friends with the local boy whom all the girls fancy, so how is he to woo Angela?
Assis (1839 -1908) is an important figure in Brazilian literature.
His selected short stories have been recently translated and published in English.
Read by Ben Onwukwe
|AR||03||The Far West *||20080917|
By Julian Maclaren-Ross.
The author was a hard-drinking literary denizen of Fitzrovia in the 40s and 50s.
Set in France, his story portrays the casual cruelty of small boys.
Read by Nigel Lindsay
|AR||04||Flight Of Freedom *||20080918|
By Courttia Newland.
A failed drug-dealer spends his time hanging out on a London street corner near the tower block where he lives alone.
One day he develops a worryingly insistent itch, between the shoulder blades.
Read by Don Gilet.
|AR||05 LAST||The Way To Behave *||20080919|
By Elizabeth Baines.
Sisterhood amongst the community of social workers is a fine and noble concept.
When a husband's infidelity is involved, however, revenge is a long game.
Read by Lesley Sharp.