Strange Tales By Gabriel Garcia Marquez

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I Sell My Dreams20030324

Series of short stories by the Nobel Prize winner. Marquez recognises a dead woman as the purveyor of dreams he knew in his youth. Read by Andrew Sachs

One Of These Days & Ghosts Of August20030325

A week of Latin American short stories.

Two short stories about revenge and redemption.

One Of These Days: After nights of torment the mayor throws himself on the mercy of the local dentist.

Read by Raad Rawi.

Ghosts Of August: Ludovico murdered his lover in her bed, and centuries later he visits Marquez.

Read by Andrew Sachs

Sleeping Beauty And The Airplane20030326

While snowed in at a French airport, Marquez falls in love with a lioness.

Read by Andrew Sachs