Stationmaster Fallmerayer

To accompany tonight's Prom concert of Mahler's Symphony No 1, a short story from the great Austrian writer Joseph Roth, translated by Michael Hofmann. The reader is Iain Glen.

After a terrible railway accident outside his provincial Austrian station, a married stationmaster takes care of the beautiful Russian Countess Walevska. She recuperates in his house for several days, before leaving to join her husband. But she is to leave a profound and fatal influence in the house and heart of the stationmaster.

Produced by Emma Harding.

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To accompany tonight's Prom concert of Mahler's Symphony No 1, a short story from the great Austrian writer Joseph Roth, translated by Michael Hofmann. The reader is Iain Glen.

After a terrible railway accident outside his provincial Austrian station, a married stationmaster takes care of the beautiful Russian Countess Walevska. She recuperates in his house for several days, before leaving to join her husband. But she is to leave a profound and fatal influence in the house and heart of the stationmaster.

Produced by Emma Harding.To accompany tonight's Prom concert of Mahler's Symphony No 1, a short story from the great Austrian writer Joseph Roth, translated by Michael Hofmann.

The reader is Iain Glen.

After a terrible railway accident outside his provincial Austrian station, a married stationmaster takes care of the beautiful Russian Countess Walevska.

She recuperates in his house for several days, before leaving to join her husband.

But she is to leave a profound and fatal influence in the house and heart of the stationmaster.

Joseph Roth's short story about a provincial Austrian stationmaster's coup de foudre.

2011090220120709

To accompany tonight's Prom concert of Mahler's Symphony No 1, a short story from the great Austrian writer Joseph Roth, translated by Michael Hofmann. The reader is Iain Glen.

After a terrible railway accident outside his provincial Austrian station, a married stationmaster takes care of the beautiful Russian Countess Walevska. She recuperates in his house for several days, before leaving to join her husband. But she is to leave a profound and fatal influence in the house and heart of the stationmaster.

Produced by Emma Harding.

To accompany tonight's Prom concert of Mahler's Symphony No 1, a short story from the great Austrian writer Joseph Roth, translated by Michael Hofmann.

The reader is Iain Glen.

After a terrible railway accident outside his provincial Austrian station, a married stationmaster takes care of the beautiful Russian Countess Walevska.

She recuperates in his house for several days, before leaving to join her husband.

But she is to leave a profound and fatal influence in the house and heart of the stationmaster.

Joseph Roth's short story about a provincial Austrian stationmaster's coup de foudre.