Winter In The Air And Other Stories

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01Afternoon Reading2011053120121230

In Sylvia Townsend Warner's story a woman reflects on the last days of her marriage.

01Afternoon Reading2011053120121230

In Sylvia Townsend Warner's story a woman reflects on the last days of her marriage.

Winter in the Air is the title story from Sylvia Townsend Warner's recently republished collection in which a woman reflects on the final and difficult days of her marriage. At the same time she looks ahead to her new life in her solitary flat in 1950s London.

The stories in this collection were written between 1938 and 1950. They capture the mood and atmosphere of the times, and the lot of women in mid twentieth century England. Sylvia Townsend Warner is less well known today, but in her time was a prolific writer of novels, short stories and poetry. She also wrote a biography of T.H. White. These stories illustrate her talent for sharp, insightful, and vivid storytelling.

The reader is Susannah Harker

Abridged by Richard Hamilton

Produced by Elizabeth Allard.

01Afternoon Reading2011053120121230

Winter in the Air is the title story from Sylvia Townsend Warner's recently republished collection in which a woman reflects on the final and difficult days of her marriage. At the same time she looks ahead to her new life in her solitary flat in 1950s London.

The stories in this collection were written between 1938 and 1950. They capture the mood and atmosphere of the times, and the lot of women in mid twentieth century England. Sylvia Townsend Warner is less well known today, but in her time was a prolific writer of novels, short stories and poetry. She also wrote a biography of T.H. White. These stories illustrate her talent for sharp, insightful, and vivid storytelling.

The reader is Susannah Harker

Abridged by Richard Hamilton

Produced by Elizabeth Allard.

02Afternoon Reading2011060120130106

02Afternoon Reading2011060120130106

Shadwell is selected from Sylvia Townsend Warner's collection, Winter in the Air. In this story, the death of Mrs Probus threatens a precarious future for her long time servant, Shadwell.

The stories in Winter in the Air were written between 1938 and 1950. They capture the mood and atmosphere of the times, and the lot of women in mid twentieth century England. Sylvia Townsend Warner is less well known today, but in her time was a prolific writer of novels, short stories and poetry. She also wrote a biography of T.H. White. These stories remind us that she was a sharp, insightful, and vivid storyteller.

The reader is Susannah Harker

Abridged by Richard Hamilton

Produced by Elizabeth Allard.

02Afternoon Reading2011060120130106

The death of Mrs Probus threatens a precarious future for her long-time servant.

02Afternoon Reading2011060120130106

The death of Mrs Probus threatens a precarious future for her long-time servant.

Shadwell is selected from Sylvia Townsend Warner's collection, Winter in the Air. In this story, the death of Mrs Probus threatens a precarious future for her long time servant, Shadwell.

The stories in Winter in the Air were written between 1938 and 1950. They capture the mood and atmosphere of the times, and the lot of women in mid twentieth century England. Sylvia Townsend Warner is less well known today, but in her time was a prolific writer of novels, short stories and poetry. She also wrote a biography of T.H. White. These stories remind us that she was a sharp, insightful, and vivid storyteller.

The reader is Susannah Harker

Abridged by Richard Hamilton

Produced by Elizabeth Allard

03 LASTAfternoon Reading2011060220130113

03 LASTAfternoon Reading2011060220130113

Idenborough is selected from Sylvia Townsend Warner's collection, Winter in the Air. In this story, Amabel is taken on a trip through the English countryside. An overnight stay in a picturesque village calls to mind a memory from twenty years before.

The stories in Winter in the Air were written between 1938 and 1950. They capture the mood and atmosphere of the times, and the lot of women in mid twentieth century England. Sylvia Townsend Warner is less well known today, but in her time was a prolific writer of novels, short stories and poetry. She also wrote a biography of T.H. White. These stories remind us that she was a sharp, insightful, and vivid storyteller.

The reader is Susannah Harker

Abridged by Richard Hamilton

Produced by Elizabeth Allard.

03 LASTAfternoon Reading2011060220130113

In Sylvia Townsend Warner's story, Amabel reflects on an event from her past.

AR01Winter In The Air20110531

is the title story from Sylvia Townsend Warner's recently republished collection in which a woman reflects on the final and difficult days of her marriage.

At the same time she looks ahead to her new life in her solitary flat in 1950s London.

The stories in this collection were written between 1938 and 1950.

They capture the mood and atmosphere of the times, and the lot of women in mid twentieth century England.

Sylvia Townsend Warner is less well known today, but in her time was a prolific writer of novels, short stories and poetry.

She also wrote a biography of T.H.

White.

These stories illustrate her talent for sharp, insightful, and vivid storytelling.

The reader is Susannah Harker

Abridged by Richard Hamilton

Produced by Elizabeth Allard.

In Sylvia Townsend Warner's story a woman reflects on the last days of her marriage.

AR01Winter In The Air2011053120121230
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is the title story from Sylvia Townsend Warner's recently republished collection in which a woman reflects on the final and difficult days of her marriage.

At the same time she looks ahead to her new life in her solitary flat in 1950s London.

The stories in this collection were written between 1938 and 1950.

They capture the mood and atmosphere of the times, and the lot of women in mid twentieth century England.

Sylvia Townsend Warner is less well known today, but in her time was a prolific writer of novels, short stories and poetry.

She also wrote a biography of T.H.

White.

These stories illustrate her talent for sharp, insightful, and vivid storytelling.

The reader is Susannah Harker

Abridged by Richard Hamilton

Produced by Elizabeth Allard.

In Sylvia Townsend Warner's story a woman reflects on the last days of her marriage.

Winter in the Air is the title story from Sylvia Townsend Warner's recently republished collection in which a woman reflects on the final and difficult days of her marriage. At the same time she looks ahead to her new life in her solitary flat in 1950s London.

The stories in this collection were written between 1938 and 1950. They capture the mood and atmosphere of the times, and the lot of women in mid twentieth century England. Sylvia Townsend Warner is less well known today, but in her time was a prolific writer of novels, short stories and poetry. She also wrote a biography of T.H. White. These stories illustrate her talent for sharp, insightful, and vivid storytelling.

A woman contemplates the end of her marriage and her new life in her solitary flat.

AR02Shadwell20110601

is selected from Sylvia Townsend Warner's recently republished collection, Winter in the Air.

In this story, the death of Mrs Probus threatens a precarious future for her long time servant, Shadwell.

The stories in Winter in the Air were written between 1938 and 1950.

They capture the mood and atmosphere of the times, and the lot of women in mid twentieth century England.

Sylvia Townsend Warner is less well known today, but in her time was a prolific writer of novels, short stories and poetry.

She also wrote a biography of T.H.

White.

These stories remind us that she was a sharp, insightful, and vivid storyteller.

The reader is Susannah Harker

Abridged by Richard Hamilton

Produced by Elizabeth Allard.

In Shadwell by Sylvia Townsend Warner a domestic servant makes do.

AR02Shadwell2011060120130106

is selected from Sylvia Townsend Warner's recently republished collection, Winter in the Air.

In this story, the death of Mrs Probus threatens a precarious future for her long time servant, Shadwell.

The stories in Winter in the Air were written between 1938 and 1950.

They capture the mood and atmosphere of the times, and the lot of women in mid twentieth century England.

Sylvia Townsend Warner is less well known today, but in her time was a prolific writer of novels, short stories and poetry.

She also wrote a biography of T.H.

White.

These stories remind us that she was a sharp, insightful, and vivid storyteller.

The reader is Susannah Harker

Abridged by Richard Hamilton

Produced by Elizabeth Allard.

In Shadwell by Sylvia Townsend Warner a domestic servant makes do.

The death of Mrs Probus threatens a precarious future for her long-time servant.

Shadwell is selected from Sylvia Townsend Warner's collection, Winter in the Air. In this story, the death of Mrs Probus threatens a precarious future for her long time servant, Shadwell.

The stories in Winter in the Air were written between 1938 and 1950. They capture the mood and atmosphere of the times, and the lot of women in mid twentieth century England. Sylvia Townsend Warner is less well known today, but in her time was a prolific writer of novels, short stories and poetry. She also wrote a biography of T.H. White. These stories remind us that she was a sharp, insightful, and vivid storyteller.

AR03 LASTIdenborough20110602

is selected from Sylvia Townsend Warner's recently republished collection, Winter in the Air.

In this story, Amabel is taken on a trip through the English countryside.

An overnight stay in a picturesque village calls to mind a memory from twenty years before.

The stories in Winter in the Air were written between 1938 and 1950.

They capture the mood and atmosphere of the times, and the lot of women in mid twentieth century England.

Sylvia Townsend Warner is less well known today, but in her time was a prolific writer of novels, short stories and poetry.

She also wrote a biography of T.H.

White.

These stories remind us that she was a sharp, insightful, and vivid storyteller.

The reader is Susannah Harker

Abridged by Richard Hamilton

Produced by Elizabeth Allard.

In Sylvia Townsend Warner's story, Amabel reflects on an event from her past.

AR03 LASTIdenborough2011060220130113

is selected from Sylvia Townsend Warner's recently republished collection, Winter in the Air.

In this story, Amabel is taken on a trip through the English countryside.

An overnight stay in a picturesque village calls to mind a memory from twenty years before.

The stories in Winter in the Air were written between 1938 and 1950.

They capture the mood and atmosphere of the times, and the lot of women in mid twentieth century England.

Sylvia Townsend Warner is less well known today, but in her time was a prolific writer of novels, short stories and poetry.

She also wrote a biography of T.H.

White.

These stories remind us that she was a sharp, insightful, and vivid storyteller.

The reader is Susannah Harker

Abridged by Richard Hamilton

Produced by Elizabeth Allard.

In Sylvia Townsend Warner's story, Amabel reflects on an event from her past.

Idenborough is selected from Sylvia Townsend Warner's collection, Winter in the Air. In this story, Amabel is taken on a trip through the English countryside. An overnight stay in a picturesque village calls to mind a memory from twenty years before.

The stories in Winter in the Air were written between 1938 and 1950. They capture the mood and atmosphere of the times, and the lot of women in mid twentieth century England. Sylvia Townsend Warner is less well known today, but in her time was a prolific writer of novels, short stories and poetry. She also wrote a biography of T.H. White. These stories remind us that she was a sharp, insightful, and vivid storyteller.