Still Life By Sarah Winman

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0120210726A big-hearted novel about love, art and the importance of the family we choose.

As the Allies advance on Florence in 1944, East End soldier Ulysses Temper and sexagenarian art historian Evelyn Skinner bond over salvaged art and Tuscan red. Evelyn's musings on truth and beauty plant a seed in Ulysses' mind that will change his life.

Read by Will Howard

Written by Sarah Winman

Abridged by Siân Preece

Producer: Eilidh McCreadie

Sarah Winman is the award-winning author of WHEN GOD WAS A RABBIT and TIN MAN.

An epic and big-hearted novel about art, food and friendship set in Tuscany.

A sweeping portrait of unforgettable individuals who come together to make a family.

0220210727A big-hearted novel about love, art and the importance of the family we choose.

1944. As his friends in London struggle with the deprivations of war, Ulysses Temper and his unit join the liberation of Florence.

Read by Will Howard

Written by Sarah Winman

Abridged by Siân Preece

Producer: Eilidh McCreadie

Sarah Winman is the award-winning author of WHEN GOD WAS A RABBIT and TIN MAN.

As London suffers wartime hardships, Ulysses and his unit join the liberation of Florence.

A sweeping portrait of unforgettable individuals who come together to make a family.

0320210728A big-hearted novel about love, art and the importance of the family we choose.

Amicably divorced from Peggy, Ulysses is settled in 1950s London when an unexpected visitor stirs up memories of wartime Florence.

Read by Will Howard

Written by Sarah Winman

Abridged by Siân Preece

Producer: Eilidh McCreadie

Sarah Winman is the award-winning author of WHEN GOD WAS A RABBIT and TIN MAN.

Ulysses is settled in 1950s London when a visitor stirs up memories of wartime Florence.

A sweeping portrait of unforgettable individuals who come together to make a family.

0420210729A sweeping portrait of unforgettable individuals who come together to make a family.
0520210730A big-hearted novel about love, art and the importance of the family we choose.

Ulysses, Cressy and the Kid are making headway with their clannish neighbours in Florence as the pensione finally opens for business.

Read by Will Howard

Written by Sarah Winman

Abridged by Siân Preece

Producer: Eilidh McCreadie

Sarah Winman is the award-winning author of WHEN GOD WAS A RABBIT and TIN MAN.

The Londoners are settled in Florence and the pensione is finally open for business.

A sweeping portrait of unforgettable individuals who come together to make a family.

0620210802A big-hearted novel about love, art and the importance of the family we choose.

With the pensione in Florence thriving, art historian Evelyn Skinner's thoughts turn to the soldier she met in Tuscany at the end of the war.

Read by Will Howard

Written by Sarah Winman

Abridged by Siân Preece

Producer: Eilidh McCreadie

Sarah Winman is the award-winning author of WHEN GOD WAS A RABBIT and TIN MAN.

Art historian Evelyn remembers the soldier she met in Tuscany at the end of the war.

A sweeping portrait of unforgettable individuals who come together to make a family.

0720210803A big-hearted novel about love, art and the importance of the family we choose.

It's 1960 and Ulysses is well established in Florence as a globe-maker and owner of a pensione. He often thinks of Evelyn Skinner but, in spite of several near-misses, the friends haven't met since the war.

Read by Will Howard

Written by Sarah Winman

Abridged by Siân Preece

Producer: Eilidh McCreadie

Sarah Winman is the award-winning author of WHEN GOD WAS A RABBIT and TIN MAN.

In Florence, Ulysses' thoughts turn to Evelyn - a friend he hasn't seen since the war.

A sweeping portrait of unforgettable individuals who come together to make a family.

0820210804A big-hearted novel about love, art and the importance of the family we choose.

Florence, 1966. Alys has returned from Art School in London and the heavens have opened.

Read by Will Howard

Written by Sarah Winman

Abridged by Siân Preece

Producer: Eilidh McCreadie

Sarah Winman is the award-winning author of WHEN GOD WAS A RABBIT and TIN MAN.

It's 1966 - Alys is back in Florence after Art School and the heavens have opened.

A sweeping portrait of unforgettable individuals who come together to make a family.

0920210805A big-hearted novel about love, art and the importance of the family we choose.

In the aftermath of the flood, more of Ulysses' friends are drawn to Florence. Cressy's unerring eye for a good bet has gifted Peg an escape route from her dreadful marriage in London – if she's brave enough to join them.

Read by Will Howard

Written by Sarah Winman

Abridged by Siân Preece

Producer: Eilidh McCreadie

Sarah Winman is the award-winning author of WHEN GOD WAS A RABBIT and TIN MAN.

After the flood, more friends are drawn to Florence - but will Peg be among them?

A sweeping portrait of unforgettable individuals who come together to make a family.

1020210806A big-hearted novel about love, art and the importance of the family we choose.

Amid the sorrow of a huge loss, the friends gather in Florence to celebrate a momentous occasion.

Read by Will Howard

Written by Sarah Winman

Abridged by Siân Preece

Producer: Eilidh McCreadie

Sarah Winman is the award-winning author of WHEN GOD WAS A RABBIT and TIN MAN.

After a great loss, the friends gather in Florence to celebrate a momentous occasion.

A sweeping portrait of unforgettable individuals who come together to make a family.