Clock Dance [book At Bedtime]

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0120180723

First of a ten-part abridgement of Anne Tyler's novel, read by Barbara Barnes.

Readings from modern classics, new works by leading writers and world literature

0220180724

It is 1977, and student Willa makes an impulsive decision.

Readings from modern classics, new works by leading writers and world literature

By Anne Tyler

A new novel about family and self-discovery by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author Anne Tyler.

In today's episode, it is 1977 and Willa and her boyfriend come into conflict with Willa's parents and Willa makes an impulsive decision.

Read by Barbara Barnes

Abridged by Sian Preece

Produced by Gaynor Macfarlane.

0320180725

It is 1997, and Willa's life is about to change forever.

Readings from modern classics, new works by leading writers and world literature

0420180726

It is 2017. A phone call changes the course of Willa's life.

Readings from modern classics, new works by leading writers and world literature

0520180727

Willa travels to Baltimore to look after her son's ex-girlfriend.

Readings from modern classics, new works by leading writers and world literature

By Anne Tyler

A new novel about family and self-discovery by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author Anne Tyler.

In today's episode, Willa has spontaneously responded to a request for help. She has travelled to Baltimore to look after her son's ex-girlfriend, who has been shot.

Read by Barbara Barnes

Abridged by Sian Preece

Produced by Gaynor Macfarlane.

0620180730

In Baltimore, Willa begins to meet the local community.

Readings from modern classics, new works by leading writers and world literature

By Anne Tyler

A new novel about family and self-discovery by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author Anne Tyler.

In today's episode, Willa and her husband Peter have travelled to Baltimore in a spontaneous act of kindness. Willa begins to meet members of the local community.

Read by Barbara Barnes

Abridged by Sian Preece

Produced by Gaynor Macfarlane.

0720180731

Denise has returned home, but will Willa decide to stay?

Readings from modern classics, new works by leading writers and world literature

By Anne Tyler

A bittersweet new novel about family and self-discovery by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author Anne Tyler.

In today's episode, Denise has returned home leaving Willa with a tough decision about whether to stay or go.

Read by Barbara Barnes

Abridged by Sian Preece

Produced by Gaynor Macfarlane.

0820180801

Willa makes a shocking discovery about who shot Denise.

Readings from modern classics, new works by leading writers and world literature

0920180802

Willa is harbouring the secret of who shot Denise.

Readings from modern classics, new works by leading writers and world literature

By Anne Tyler

A bittersweet new novel about family and self-discovery by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author Anne Tyler.

In today's episode, Willa is harbouring the secret of who shot Denise but it's only a matter of time until the truth comes out.

Read by Barbara Barnes

Abridged by Sian Preece

Produced by Gaynor Macfarlane.

1020180803

Denise is furious, and Willa is forced to make a big decision.

Readings from modern classics, new works by leading writers and world literature

By Anne Tyler

A bittersweet new novel about family and self-discovery by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author Anne Tyler.

In today's final episode, Denise is furious that Willa knows who shot her and Willa is forced to make a big decision.

Read by Barbara Barnes

Abridged by Sian Preece

Produced by Gaynor Macfarlane.