BBC International Short Story Award


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Ten stories from the shortlist for this prestigious award. A Seoul businessman has his eyes opened to intriguing new possibilities when he takes in a tenant. Read by David KS Tse.

The second of the ten stories on the shortlist for the BBC International Short Story Award 2012. The BBC Short Story Award is well established as one of the most prestigious for a single short story. The Award is celebrating the Olympic year by going global, and for one year only it reflects the richness and versatility of the short story internationally, with a shortlist of ten rather than the usual five. The winner and the runner-up will be announced live on Front Row on Tuesday, 2nd October. The story will be available as a free download following broadcast. For more information go to:

Read by David K. S. Tse

Abridged by Miranda Davies

Produced by Gemma Jenkins