The Lie Of The Land

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0120170731

Amanda Craig's suspenseful state-of-the-nation black comedy, read by Amanda Lawrence.

Amanda Craig's new novel is a state-of-the-nation black comedy that highlights the growing disconnect between life in London and the rest of the country.

Quentin and Lottie Bredin, like many modern couples, can't afford to divorce. Having lost their jobs in the recession, they can't afford to go on living in London either; instead, they must downsize and move their three children to a house in a remote part of Devon. Arrogant and adulterous, Quentin can't understand why Lottie is so angry; devastated and humiliated, Lottie feels herself to have been intolerably wounded.

Ever practical, though, she rents out their London house for an extortionate sum in order to reap the city's ever-rising property market. The income covers the mortgage and allows them to rent a house in Devon (priced suspiciously low, even by rural standards).

Why is their rent so low? What is the mystery surrounding their unappealing new home? The beauty of the landscape is ravishing, yet it conceals a dark side involving poverty, revenge, abuse and violence which will rise up to threaten them all.

Reader: Amanda Lawrence

Writer: Amanda Craig

Abridger: Robin Brooks

Producer: Kirsteen Cameron.

0120170731

Amanda Craig's suspenseful state-of-the-nation black comedy, read by Amanda Lawrence.

Amanda Craig's new novel is a state-of-the-nation black comedy that highlights the growing disconnect between life in London and the rest of the country.

Quentin and Lottie Bredin, like many modern couples, can't afford to divorce. Having lost their jobs in the recession, they can't afford to go on living in London either; instead, they must downsize and move their three children to a house in a remote part of Devon. Arrogant and adulterous, Quentin can't understand why Lottie is so angry; devastated and humiliated, Lottie feels herself to have been intolerably wounded.

Ever practical, though, she rents out their London house for an extortionate sum in order to reap the city's ever-rising property market. The income covers the mortgage and allows them to rent a house in Devon (priced suspiciously low, even by rural standards).

Why is their rent so low? What is the mystery surrounding their unappealing new home? The beauty of the landscape is ravishing, yet it conceals a dark side involving poverty, revenge, abuse and violence which will rise up to threaten them all.

Reader: Amanda Lawrence

Writer: Amanda Craig

Abridger: Robin Brooks

Producer: Kirsteen Cameron.

0220170801

The Bredins prepare to leave their London home. State-of-the-nation novel by Amanda Craig.

Amanda Craig's new novel is a state-of-the-nation black comedy that highlights the growing disconnect between life in London and the rest of the country. The reader is Amanda Lawrence.

Quentin and Lottie Bredin, like many modern couples, can't afford to divorce. Having lost their jobs in the recession, they can't afford to go on living in London either; instead, they must downsize and move their three children to a house in a remote part of Devon. Arrogant and adulterous, Quentin can't understand why Lottie is so angry; devastated and humiliated, Lottie feels herself to have been intolerably wounded.

Ever practical, though, she rents out their London house for an extortionate sum in order to reap the city's ever-rising property market. The income covers the mortgage and allows them to rent a house in Devon (priced suspiciously low, even by rural standards).

Why is their rent so low? What is the mystery surrounding their unappealing new home? The beauty of the landscape is ravishing, yet it conceals a dark side involving poverty, revenge, abuse and violence which will rise up to threaten them all.

Reader: Amanda Lawrence

Writer: Amanda Craig

Abridger: Robin Brooks

Producer: Kirsteen Cameron.

0220170801

The Bredins prepare to leave their London home. State-of-the-nation novel by Amanda Craig.

Amanda Craig's new novel is a state-of-the-nation black comedy that highlights the growing disconnect between life in London and the rest of the country. The reader is Amanda Lawrence.

Quentin and Lottie Bredin, like many modern couples, can't afford to divorce. Having lost their jobs in the recession, they can't afford to go on living in London either; instead, they must downsize and move their three children to a house in a remote part of Devon. Arrogant and adulterous, Quentin can't understand why Lottie is so angry; devastated and humiliated, Lottie feels herself to have been intolerably wounded.

Ever practical, though, she rents out their London house for an extortionate sum in order to reap the city's ever-rising property market. The income covers the mortgage and allows them to rent a house in Devon (priced suspiciously low, even by rural standards).

Why is their rent so low? What is the mystery surrounding their unappealing new home? The beauty of the landscape is ravishing, yet it conceals a dark side involving poverty, revenge, abuse and violence which will rise up to threaten them all.

Reader: Amanda Lawrence

Writer: Amanda Craig

Abridger: Robin Brooks

Producer: Kirsteen Cameron.

0320170802

Xan is slowly adjusting to life in Devon. Amanda Lawrence reads Amanda Craig's new novel.

Amanda Craig's state-of-the nation novel highlighting the growing disconnect between life in London and the rest of the country.

Quentin and Lottie Bredin can't afford to divorce. Having lost their jobs in the recession, they can't afford to go on living in London either; instead, Lottie decides to rent out their London home for an extortionate sum and move their family to a remote house in Devon for a year.

Within that time, the estranged couple face many challenges, not least when they discover the reason why their new home has such a low rent.

Reader: Amanda Lawrence

Writer: Amanda Craig

Abridger: Robin Brooks

Producer: Kirsteen Cameron.

0320170802

Xan is slowly adjusting to life in Devon. Amanda Lawrence reads Amanda Craig's new novel.

Amanda Craig's state-of-the nation novel highlighting the growing disconnect between life in London and the rest of the country.

Quentin and Lottie Bredin can't afford to divorce. Having lost their jobs in the recession, they can't afford to go on living in London either; instead, Lottie decides to rent out their London home for an extortionate sum and move their family to a remote house in Devon for a year.

Within that time, the estranged couple face many challenges, not least when they discover the reason why their new home has such a low rent.

Reader: Amanda Lawrence

Writer: Amanda Craig

Abridger: Robin Brooks

Producer: Kirsteen Cameron.

0420170803

Lottie struggles to cope with living on a tight budget and in close proximity to Quentin.

Amanda Lawrence reads the new, state-of-the-nation novel by Amanda Craig.

Made redundant from her job as an architect, and too poor to divorce her unfaithful husband, Quentin, Lottie has rented out their London home for an extortionate sum and temporarily moved the family to a remote farmhouse in Devon. It's taking some time for everyone to adjust to their new lives.

Reader: Amanda Lawrence

Writer: Amanda Craig

Abridger: Robin Brooks

Producer: Kirsteen Cameron.

0420170803

Lottie struggles to cope with living on a tight budget and in close proximity to Quentin.

Amanda Lawrence reads the new, state-of-the-nation novel by Amanda Craig.

Made redundant from her job as an architect, and too poor to divorce her unfaithful husband, Quentin, Lottie has rented out their London home for an extortionate sum and temporarily moved the family to a remote farmhouse in Devon. It's taking some time for everyone to adjust to their new lives.

Reader: Amanda Lawrence

Writer: Amanda Craig

Abridger: Robin Brooks

Producer: Kirsteen Cameron.

0520170804

Xan finds new purpose as a wage-earner. Amanda Craig's novel, read by Amanda Lawrence.

The new novel by Amanda Craig is a state-of-the-nation black comedy highlighting the growing disconnect between life in London and the rest of the country.

After losing their jobs, Lottie and Quentin have rented out their London home for an extortionate sum and moved their family to Devon. Lottie's son Xan, who'd failed to get into university, seems to have settled the best, finding new purpose as a wage-earner, working in the local pie factory.

Read by Amanda Lawrence

Written by Amanda Craig

Abridged by Robin Brooks

Produced by Kirsteen Cameron.

0520170804

Xan finds new purpose as a wage-earner. Amanda Craig's novel, read by Amanda Lawrence.

The new novel by Amanda Craig is a state-of-the-nation black comedy highlighting the growing disconnect between life in London and the rest of the country.

After losing their jobs, Lottie and Quentin have rented out their London home for an extortionate sum and moved their family to Devon. Lottie's son Xan, who'd failed to get into university, seems to have settled the best, finding new purpose as a wage-earner, working in the local pie factory.

Read by Amanda Lawrence

Written by Amanda Craig

Abridged by Robin Brooks

Produced by Kirsteen Cameron.

0620170807

Dawn's health is worsening, but Xan is not sure how best to help her.

Amanda Craig's state-of-the-nation novel, read by Amanda Lawrence.

Quentin and Lottie Bredin's marriage is over. They've also lost their jobs in the recession. As a result, they have been forced to rent out their London home (for an extortionate sum) and moved their family to Devon to live for a year in the hope that the house's value will rise enough to allow them to divorce and buy a flat each.

Lottie has fallen for life in Devon, especially now that she has found herself a good job working for a local architecture firm. But Quentin is less content. To distract him from his woes, he decides to investigate the gruesome murder of the former tenant of their temporary home, which ultimately leads to the revelation of some very dark secrets.

Lottie's son, Xan, has also found the move from London beneficial - it's given him the chance to stand on his own two feet (with his first job, working in a pie factory) and enough distance to deal with the disappointment of not getting into Cambridge. With renewed confidence, he re-writes his Personal Statement and applies to universities in London instead.

Reader: Amanda Lawrence
Writer: Amanda Craig
Abridger: Robin Brooks
Producer: Kirsteen Cameron.

0620170807

Dawn's health is worsening, but Xan is not sure how best to help her.

Amanda Craig's state-of-the-nation novel, read by Amanda Lawrence.

Quentin and Lottie Bredin's marriage is over. They've also lost their jobs in the recession. As a result, they have been forced to rent out their London home (for an extortionate sum) and moved their family to Devon to live for a year in the hope that the house's value will rise enough to allow them to divorce and buy a flat each.

Lottie has fallen for life in Devon, especially now that she has found herself a good job working for a local architecture firm. But Quentin is less content. To distract him from his woes, he decides to investigate the gruesome murder of the former tenant of their temporary home, which ultimately leads to the revelation of some very dark secrets.

Lottie's son, Xan, has also found the move from London beneficial - it's given him the chance to stand on his own two feet (with his first job, working in a pie factory) and enough distance to deal with the disappointment of not getting into Cambridge. With renewed confidence, he re-writes his Personal Statement and applies to universities in London instead.

Reader: Amanda Lawrence
Writer: Amanda Craig
Abridger: Robin Brooks
Producer: Kirsteen Cameron.

0720170808

Quentin distracts himself from his woes by investigating Oliver Randall's murder.

Amanda Craig's state-of-the-nation novel, read by Amanda Lawrence.

Quentin and Lottie Bredin's marriage is over. They've also lost their jobs in the recession. As a result, they have been forced to rent out their London home (for an extortionate sum) and moved their family to Devon to live for a year in the hope that their house's value will rise enough to allow them to divorce and buy a flat each.

Lottie has fallen for life in Devon, especially now that she has found herself a good job working for a local architect. But Quentin is less content. To distract him from his woes, he digs deeper into the gruesome murder of the former tenant of their temporary home, and makes several shocking discoveries.

Reader: Amanda Lawrence
Writer: Amanda Craig
Abridger: Robin Brooks
Producer: Kirsteen Cameron.

0720170808

Quentin distracts himself from his woes by investigating Oliver Randall's murder.

Amanda Craig's state-of-the-nation novel, read by Amanda Lawrence.

Quentin and Lottie Bredin's marriage is over. They've also lost their jobs in the recession. As a result, they have been forced to rent out their London home (for an extortionate sum) and moved their family to Devon to live for a year in the hope that their house's value will rise enough to allow them to divorce and buy a flat each.

Lottie has fallen for life in Devon, especially now that she has found herself a good job working for a local architect. But Quentin is less content. To distract him from his woes, he digs deeper into the gruesome murder of the former tenant of their temporary home, and makes several shocking discoveries.

Reader: Amanda Lawrence
Writer: Amanda Craig
Abridger: Robin Brooks
Producer: Kirsteen Cameron.

0820170809

Quentin is unprepared for how badly affected he is by the death of his difficult father.

Amanda Craig's state-of-the-nation novel, read by Amanda Lawrence.

Quentin and Lottie Bredin's marriage is over. They've also lost their jobs in the recession. As a result, they have been forced to rent out their London house (for an extortionate sum) and moved their family to Devon to live for a year in the hope that their home's value will rise enough to allow them to divorce and buy a flat each.

But Lottie has fallen for life in Devon, especially now that she has found herself a good job working for a local architect. Quentin is less content. To distract him from his woes, including his father's terminal illness, he investigates the gruesome murder of Oliver Randall, the former tenant of their temporary home, which leads him to uncover some very dark secrets.

Reader: Amanda Lawrence
Writer: Amanda Craig
Abridger: Robin Brooks
Producer: Kirsteen Cameron.

0820170809

Quentin is unprepared for how badly affected he is by the death of his difficult father.

Amanda Craig's state-of-the-nation novel, read by Amanda Lawrence.

Quentin and Lottie Bredin's marriage is over. They've also lost their jobs in the recession. As a result, they have been forced to rent out their London house (for an extortionate sum) and moved their family to Devon to live for a year in the hope that their home's value will rise enough to allow them to divorce and buy a flat each.

But Lottie has fallen for life in Devon, especially now that she has found herself a good job working for a local architect. Quentin is less content. To distract him from his woes, including his father's terminal illness, he investigates the gruesome murder of Oliver Randall, the former tenant of their temporary home, which leads him to uncover some very dark secrets.

Reader: Amanda Lawrence
Writer: Amanda Craig
Abridger: Robin Brooks
Producer: Kirsteen Cameron.

0920170810

Xan unwittingly uncovers the identity of Oliver Randall's murderer.

Amanda Craig's state-of-the-nation novel, read by Amanda Lawrence.

Quentin and Lottie Bredin's marriage is over. They've also lost their jobs in the recession. As a result, they have been forced to rent out their London home (for an extortionate sum) and moved their family to Devon to live for a year in the hope that their house's value will rise enough to allow them to divorce and buy a flat each.

Lottie's job working for a local architect has brought her new confidence (financially, as well as personally). Quentin, though, is floundering. He's been badly affected by the death of his father, with whom he had a vexatious relationship.

Lottie's son Xan is preparing to leave for university, his Devonian 'year out' has helped him come to terms with his initial rejection from Cambridge. He's struck up an unlikely friendship with Dawn, the troubled daughter of the family's cleaner, but when he tries to help her he puts his life in danger by unwittingly revealing the identity of Oliver Randall's murderer.

Reader: Amanda Lawrence
Writer: Amanda Craig
Abridger: Robin Brooks
Producer: Kirsteen Cameron.

0920170810

Xan unwittingly uncovers the identity of Oliver Randall's murderer.

Amanda Craig's state-of-the-nation novel, read by Amanda Lawrence.

Quentin and Lottie Bredin's marriage is over. They've also lost their jobs in the recession. As a result, they have been forced to rent out their London home (for an extortionate sum) and moved their family to Devon to live for a year in the hope that their house's value will rise enough to allow them to divorce and buy a flat each.

Lottie's job working for a local architect has brought her new confidence (financially, as well as personally). Quentin, though, is floundering. He's been badly affected by the death of his father, with whom he had a vexatious relationship.

Lottie's son Xan is preparing to leave for university, his Devonian 'year out' has helped him come to terms with his initial rejection from Cambridge. He's struck up an unlikely friendship with Dawn, the troubled daughter of the family's cleaner, but when he tries to help her he puts his life in danger by unwittingly revealing the identity of Oliver Randall's murderer.

Reader: Amanda Lawrence
Writer: Amanda Craig
Abridger: Robin Brooks
Producer: Kirsteen Cameron.

1020170811

Lottie and Quentin must fight to defend their family from Oliver Randall's killer.

Amanda Craig's state-of-the-nation novel, read by Amanda Lawrence.

Quentin and Lottie Bredin's marriage is over. They've also lost their jobs in the recession. As a result, they have been forced to rent out their London home (for an extortionate sum) and moved their family to Devon to live for a year in the hope that their house's value will rise enough to allow them to divorce and buy a flat each.

Lottie's job working for a local architect has brought her new confidence (financially, as well as personally). Quentin, though, is floundering. He's been badly affected by the death of his father, with whom he had a vexatious relationship.

Lottie's son Xan is preparing to leave for university, his Devonian 'year out' has helped him come to terms with his initial rejection from Cambridge. He's struck up an unlikely friendship with Dawn, the troubled daughter of the family's cleaner, but when he tries to help her he puts his life in danger by unwittingly revealing the identity of Oliver Randall's murderer.

Reader: Amanda Lawrence
Writer: Amanda Craig
Abridger: Robin Brooks
Producer: Kirsteen Cameron.

1020170811

Lottie and Quentin must fight to defend their family from Oliver Randall's killer.

Amanda Craig's state-of-the-nation novel, read by Amanda Lawrence.

Quentin and Lottie Bredin's marriage is over. They've also lost their jobs in the recession. As a result, they have been forced to rent out their London home (for an extortionate sum) and moved their family to Devon to live for a year in the hope that their house's value will rise enough to allow them to divorce and buy a flat each.

Lottie's job working for a local architect has brought her new confidence (financially, as well as personally). Quentin, though, is floundering. He's been badly affected by the death of his father, with whom he had a vexatious relationship.

Lottie's son Xan is preparing to leave for university, his Devonian 'year out' has helped him come to terms with his initial rejection from Cambridge. He's struck up an unlikely friendship with Dawn, the troubled daughter of the family's cleaner, but when he tries to help her he puts his life in danger by unwittingly revealing the identity of Oliver Randall's murderer.

Reader: Amanda Lawrence
Writer: Amanda Craig
Abridger: Robin Brooks
Producer: Kirsteen Cameron.