The Stories Of Adam Marek

A selection of stories from Adam Marek's dark, often quirky collections read by Carl Prekopp..

Adam Marek is the award-winning writer of two short story collections - Instruction Manual For Swallowing and The Stone Thrower. He won the 2011 Arts Foundation Short Story Fellowship, and was shortlisted for the inaugural Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award. His stories have appeared in many magazines, including Prospect and The Sunday Times Magazine, and in many anthologies including Lemistry and Biopunk and The Best British Short Stories 2011.

Made for BBC Radio 4 Extra by Sweet Talk Productions.

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01Fewer Things2014031720140318 (BBC7)
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20170320 (BBC7)
A selection of stories from Adam Marek's dark, often quirky collections read by Carl Prekopp..

Adam Marek is the award-winning writer of two short story collections - Instruction Manual For Swallowing and The Stone Thrower. He won the 2011 Arts Foundation Short Story Fellowship, and was shortlisted for the inaugural Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award. His stories have appeared in many magazines, including Prospect and The Sunday Times Magazine, and in many anthologies including Lemistry and Biopunk and The Best British Short Stories 2011.

Made for BBC Radio 4 Extra by Sweet Talk Productions.

A father and son save some chicks from choking. But who will save the boy?

A selection of stories from Adam Marek's dark, often quirky collections read by Carl Prekopp..

Tales from the award-winning short story writer.

02The 40-litre Monkey2014031820140319 (BBC7)
20150519 (BBC7)
20170321 (BBC7)

A simple pet shop purchase leads to a strange encounter with a shop owner.

A simple pet shop purchase leads to a strange encounter with a shop owner committed to growing super-sized animals.

A selection of stories from Adam Marek's dark, often quirky collections read by Carl Prekopp.

Adam Marek is the award-winning writer of two short story collections - Instruction Manual For Swallowing and The Stone Thrower. He won the 2011 Arts Foundation Short Story Fellowship, and was shortlisted for the inaugural Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award. His stories have appeared in many magazines, including Prospect and The Sunday Times Magazine, and in many anthologies including Lemistry and Biopunk and The Best British Short Stories 2011.

Made for BBC Radio 4 Extra by Sweet Talk Productions.

Tales from the award-winning short story writer.

03Remember The Bride Who Got Stung?2014031920140320 (BBC7)
20150520 (BBC7)
20170322 (BBC7)

A father resorts to drastic measures on a family picnic.

Carl Prekopp reads a selection of stories from Adam Marek's dark and quirky collections.

Adam Marek is the award-winning writer of two short story collections - Instruction Manual For Swallowing and The Stone Thrower. He won the 2011 Arts Foundation Short Story Fellowship, and was shortlisted for the inaugural Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award. His stories have appeared in many magazines, including Prospect and The Sunday Times Magazine, and in many anthologies including Lemistry and Biopunk and The Best British Short Stories 2011.

Made for BBC Radio 4 Extra by Sweet Talk Productions.

Tales from the award-winning short story writer.

04The Thorn2014032020140321 (BBC7)
20150521 (BBC7)
20170323 (BBC7)

Removing a thorn from his toe turns out strangely for Wellie Page.

Removing a thorn from Wellie Page's toe turns out strangely for Wellie.

Carl Prekopp reads a selection of stories from Adam Marek's dark and quirky collections.

Adam Marek is the award-winning writer of two short story collections - Instruction Manual For Swallowing and The Stone Thrower. He won the 2011 Arts Foundation Short Story Fellowship, and was shortlisted for the inaugural Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award. His stories have appeared in many magazines, including Prospect and The Sunday Times Magazine, and in many anthologies including Lemistry and Biopunk and The Best British Short Stories 2011.

Made for BBC Radio 4 Extra by Sweet Talk Productions.

Tales from the award-winning short story writer.

05 LASTDead Fish2014032120140322 (BBC7)
20150522 (BBC7)
20170324 (BBC7)

A boy steals a fish from the marketplace, prompting a chase. But can he be caught?

Carl Prekopp reads a selection of stories from Adam Marek's dark and quirky collections.

Adam Marek is the award-winning writer of two short story collections - Instruction Manual For Swallowing and The Stone Thrower. He won the 2011 Arts Foundation Short Story Fellowship, and was shortlisted for the inaugural Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award. His stories have appeared in many magazines, including Prospect and The Sunday Times Magazine, and in many anthologies including Lemistry and Biopunk and The Best British Short Stories 2011.

Made for BBC Radio 4 Extra by Sweet Talk Productions.

Carl Prekopp reads a selection of stories from Adam Marek's dark and quirky collections.

Tales from the award-winning short story writer.