Beyond The Iron Curtain - Stories From Eastern Europe

Stories from Eastern Europe

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AR01Shadows2004022320051211By David Albahari from Serbia

An acclaimed writer arrives in Loznica to give a reading of his work in the local library.

He unwillingly agrees to a meeting with a mysterious young man.

Read by Sladjana Vujovic.

1/5. Shadows

An acclaimed writer arrives in Loznica to give a reading of his work in the local library. He unwillingly agrees to a meeting with a mysterious young man.

Five new stories from some of the most exciting voices in Eastern Europe.

By Serbian writer David Albahari, translated by Ellen Elias-Bursac.

AR02Night Time2004022420051218By east German Monika Maron, translated by Brigitte Goldstein and read by Alice Dvorakova.

Johanna takes her dog for a night time walk in a snow-covered East Berlin.

Stories from Eastern Europe

2/5. Night Time

By East German Writer Monika Maron Translated By Brigitte Goldstein Johanna takes her dog for a night time walk in a snow-covered East BERLIN.

Read by Alice Dvorakova.

AR03Scissors Of Gold And Handfuls Of Snow2004022520060101By Ukranian writer Andrey Kurkov, translated by George Bird.

Vanya prepares for imminent fatherhood by reading Teach Yourself Midwifery.

Read by Boris Isarov.

Producer Emma Harding

Stories from Eastern Europe

3/5. Scissors of Gold and Handfuls of Snow

Read by Boris Isarov.

Producer Emma Harding.

by Ukrainian writer Andrey Kurkov, translated by George Bird.

Vanya prepares for imminent fatherhood by reading 'Teach Yourself Midwifery'.

Out in the forest, five year old Alisa spends a holiday with her ailing grandfather.

Read by Boris Isarov Produced by Emma Harding

AR04The Twins2004022620060108By Bulgarian writer Zdravka Evtimova, ready by Madlena Nedeva.

Abridged and produced by Emma Harding.

Nora stands up to a stranger, who arrives on her doorstep with an unexpected load.

Stories from Eastern Europe

4/5. The Twins

By Bulgarian writer Zdravka Evtimova, ready by Madlena Nedeva. Abridged and produced by Emma Harding.

by Bulgarian writer Zdravka Evtimova, read by Madlena Nedeva.

Produced by Emma Harding

AR05 LASTThe Dream Bearer2004022720060115By Albanian author Ismail Kadare, translated by Guido Waldman, produced by Emma Harding.

A new story from Albania's leading poet and novelist.

Stories from Eastern Europe

5/5. The Dream Bearer

By Albanian author Ismail Kadare, translated by Guido Waldman, produced by Emma Harding.

by Albanian writer Ismail Kadare, translated by Guido Waldman.