Perfect Lives, The Rose Before The Vine

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Five readings taken from Polly Samson's collection Perfect Lives, each linked by themes of imperfection, compromise and the joy of accepting life as it is.

4: The Rose Before the Vine, read by Claire Skinner

Rose and her daughter Anna have a long history of disappointing each other; and just as Anna seems to have turned a corner in her life, Rose has to give her some devastating news.

Abridged and produced by Christine Hall.

Rose and her daughter Anna have a long history of disappointing each other.