Stories By Teffi

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01Marquita20150403

A series of tales by Teffi, a literary star in pre-revolutionary Russia who has been published again:

1. In Marquita, translated by Robert Chandler, the shy chanteuse and single mother puts more passion into her date with a wealthy Tartar. Does her new approach succeed?

Reader Hattie Morahan

Producer Duncan Minshull

02The Hat And My First Tolstoy20150410

A series of tales by Teffi, a literary star in pre-revolutionary Russia who has been published once more:

2. The Hat and My First Tolstoy

Two tales, translated by Anne Marie Jackson, that deal crisply with the

vanities of fashion and literary homage. Cautionary tales both !

Reader Hattie Morahan

Producer Duncan Minshull.

03Heart Of A Valkyrie20150417

A series of tales by Teffi, a literary star in pre-revolutionary Russia who has been published again:

3. In Heart of a Valkyrie, translated by Anne Marie Jackson, the husband does little as his wife works all hours. The neighbours laugh at him, until a remarkable 'change' takes place..

Reader Hattie Morahan

Producer Duncan Minshull.