Small Crimes In An Age Of Abundance

By Matthew Kneale.

Abridged by Richard Hamilton.

A collection of short stories by Matthew Kneale taking us on a journey around today's uncertain world.<

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20060806

Short stories by Matthew Kneale. 1/5. Metal. Toby Chisolm is on business in Africa when he finds himself in the thick of a local protest. Read by Douglas Hodge. Then Sailing By.

20060813

Short stories by Matthew Kneale. 2/5. Numbers. When things go wrong at home, mathematician Jim Harvey 'retreats into coping'. Read by William Hope. Then Sailing By.

20060820

Short stories by Matthew Kneale. 3/5. Stone. While travelling independently through China, an English family become complicit in the country's violence. Read by Douglas Hodge. Then Sailing By.

20060827

Short stories by Matthew Kneale, abridged by Richard Hamilton.

4/5. Powder, Part 1

For Peter Pelham the discovery of a holdall spells concentrated danger that could destroy every one of his 53 years of cautious, law-abiding life.

Read by Robert Bathurst.

Then Sailing By.

20060903

Short stories by Matthew Kneale, abridged by Richard Hamilton.

5/5. Powder, Part 2

When Ginny and Theo return home for the holidays, questions are asked about the bag of bags.

Read by Robert Bathurst.

Then Sailing By.

AR01Metal2005022120060806

By Matthew Kneale.

Abridged by Richard Hamilton.

A collection of short stories by Matthew Kneale taking us on a journey around today's uncertain world.

Read by Douglas Hodge

AR01Metal2005022120060806

By Matthew Kneale.

Abridged by Richard Hamilton.

A collection of short stories by Matthew Kneale taking us on a journey around today's uncertain world.

Read by Douglas Hodge

AR02Numbers2005022220060813

When things go wrong at home, mathematician, Jim Harvey "retreats into coping, trying not to mind as the details of his life slip into chaos".

Read by William Hope

AR02Numbers2005022220060813

When things go wrong at home, mathematician, Jim Harvey "retreats into coping, trying not to mind as the details of his life slip into chaos".

Read by William Hope

AR03Stone2005022320060820

While travelling independently through China, a well meaning English family become complicit in the country's violence.

Read by Douglas Hodge

AR03Stone2005022320060820

While travelling independently through China, a well meaning English family become complicit in the country's violence.

Read by Douglas Hodge

AR04Powder - Part 12005022420060827

For Peter Pelham the discovery of a holdall spells "concentrated danger that could destroy every one of his fifty-three years of cautious, law-abiding life.

Read by Robert Bathurst

AR04Powder - Part 12005022420060827

For Peter Pelham the discovery of a holdall spells "concentrated danger that could destroy every one of his fifty-three years of cautious, law-abiding life.

Read by Robert Bathurst

AR05 LASTPowder - Part 22005022520060903

When Ginny and Theo return home for the holidays questions are asked about the bag of bags.

Read by Robert Bathurst

AR05 LASTPowder - Part 22005022520060903

When Ginny and Theo return home for the holidays questions are asked about the bag of bags.

Read by Robert Bathurst