Three Stories By Edith Pearlman

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01Binocular Vision2013040720150802 (R4)

A young girl picks up her father's binoculars and observes the neighbours across the road.

"These stories are an exercise in imagination and compassion.. a trip around the world.."

ANN PATCHETT, author of Bel Canto

Edith Pearlman has been writing stories for decades and is in her mid seventies. Recognition duly arrived in America with various awards, but only recently has her collection, Binocular Vision, been acclaimed in Britain. Now there's chance to hear three of the tales on radio, and be acquainted with a voice that is compelling and new to us..

1. Binocular Vision

A young girl picks up her father's binoculars and observes the neighbours

across the road. There are surprises in store..

Reader Lydia Wilson

Producer Duncan Minshull.

01Binocular Vision20130407

"These stories are an exercise in imagination and compassion.. a trip around the world.."

ANN PATCHETT, author of Bel Canto

Edith Pearlman has been writing stories for decades and is in her mid seventies. Recognition duly arrived in America with various awards, but only recently has her collection, Binocular Vision, been acclaimed in Britain. Now there's chance to hear three of the tales on radio, and be acquainted with a voice that is compelling and new to us..

1. Binocular Vision

A young girl picks up her father's binoculars and observes the neighbours

across the road. There are surprises in store..

Reader Lydia Wilson

Producer Duncan Minshull.

02Unravished Bride2013041420150809 (R4)

Introduced a wedding, their meetings will go on for a year - meetings with a difference.

"These stories are an exercise in imagination and compassion.. a trip around the world.."

ANN PATCHETT, author of Bel Canto

Edith Pearlman has been writing stories for decades and is in her mid seventies. Recognition duly arrived in America with various awards, but only recently has her collection, Binocular Vision, been acclaimed in Britain. Now there's chance to hear three of the tales on radio, and be acquainted with a voice that is compelling and new to us..

2. Unravished Bride

They are introduced at somebody's wedding and their meetings

will go on for a year. But these are meetings with a difference..

Reader Laurel Lefkow

Producer Duncan Minshull.

"These stories are an exercise in imagination and compassion.. a trip around the world.."

ANN PATCHETT, author of Bel Canto

Edith Pearlman has been writing stories for decades and is in her mid seventies. Recognition duly arrived in America with various awards, but only recently has her collection, Binocular Vision, been acclaimed in Britain. Now there's chance to hear three of the tales on radio, and be acquainted with a voice that is compelling and new to us..

2. Unravished Bride

They are introduced at somebody's wedding and their meetings

will go on for a year. But these are meetings with a difference..

Reader Laurel Lefkow

Producer Duncan Minshull

03Fidelity2013042120150816 (R4)

Renowned travel writer Victor Cullen, a stickler for detail, starts making his journeys up

"These stories are an exercise in imagination and compassion.. a trip around the world.."

ANN PATCHETT, author of Bel Canto

Edith Pearlman has been writing stories for decades and is in her mid seventies. Recognition duly arrived in America with various awards, but only recently has her collection, Binocular Vision, been acclaimed in Britain. Now there's chance to hear three of the tales on radio, and be acquainted with a voice that is compelling and new to us..

3. Fidelity

Victor Cullen is a renowned travel writer, a stickler for research.

Then one day he starts making his journeys up..

Reader Peter Marinker

Producer Duncan Minshull.

03 LASTFidelity20130421

"These stories are an exercise in imagination and compassion.. a trip around the world.."

ANN PATCHETT, author of Bel Canto

Edith Pearlman has been writing stories for decades and is in her mid seventies. Recognition duly arrived in America with various awards, but only recently has her collection, Binocular Vision, been acclaimed in Britain. Now there's chance to hear three of the tales on radio, and be acquainted with a voice that is compelling and new to us..

3. Fidelity

Victor Cullen is a renowned travel writer, a stickler for research.

Then one day he starts making his journeys up..

Reader Peter Marinker

Producer Duncan Minshull