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0120181203

The new novel from Barbara Kingsolver, bestselling author of THE POISONWOOD BIBLE, THE LACUNA and FLIGHT BEHAVIOUR, interweaves the past and the present to explore the human capacity for resilience and compassion in times of great upheaval. It is a portrait of life in precarious times - when characters discover that the past has failed to prepare them for the future.

Alternating between two centuries, Kingsolver examines the personal and social shocks that ensue when people’s assumptions about the world and their place in it are shaken to their foundations.

2016. Willa discovers that most of what she has founded her life upon is under threat. There is bad news about her family home but tragedy is just around the corner.

Abridged by Sian Preece
Read by Laurel Lefkow
Producer: Gaynor Macfarlane

The new novel from Barbara Kingsolver, bestselling author of The Poisonwood Bible.

Novel by Barbara Kingsolver. Abridged by Sian Preece. Read by Laurel Lefkow

01Omnibus 1/320181209

2016: Willa discovers that the foundations of her life are under threat – and tragedy is close at hand. Read by Laurel Lefkow.

The new novel from Barbara Kingsolver, bestselling author of THE POISONWOOD BIBLE, THE LACUNA and FLIGHT BEHAVIOUR, interweaves the past and the present to explore the human capacity for resilience and compassion in times of great upheaval. It is a portrait of life in precarious times - when characters discover that the past has failed to prepare them for the future.

Alternating between two centuries, Kingsolver examines the personal and social shocks that ensue when people’s assumptions about the world and their place in it are shaken to their foundations.

2016. Willa discovers that most of what she has founded her life upon is under threat. There is bad news about her family home but tragedy is just around the corner.

Abridged by Sian Preece
Read by Laurel Lefkow
Producer: Gaynor Macfarlane

Willa discovers that the foundations of her life are under threat.

Novel by Barbara Kingsolver. Abridged by Sian Preece. Read by Laurel Lefkow

0220181204

The new novel from Barbara Kingsolver, bestselling author of THE POISONWOOD BIBLE, THE LACUNA and FLIGHT BEHAVIOUR, interweaves the past and the present to explore the human capacity for resilience and compassion in times of great upheaval. It is a portrait of life in precarious times - when characters discover that the past has failed to prepare them for the future.

Alternating between two centuries, Kingsolver examines the personal and social shocks that ensue when people’s assumptions about the world and their place in it are shaken to their foundations.

1874. Thatcher Greenwood has to break the news to his wife that their house is in a perilous state. Meanwhile the curious behaviour their neighbour, the scientist Mary Treat, becomes fascinating to them.

Abridged by Sian Preece
Read by Patrick Kennedy
Producer: Gaynor Macfarlane

The new novel from Barbara Kingsolver, bestselling author of The Poisonwood Bible.

Novel by Barbara Kingsolver. Abridged by Sian Preece. Read by Laurel Lefkow

0320181205

The new novel from Barbara Kingsolver, bestselling author of THE POISONWOOD BIBLE, THE LACUNA and FLIGHT BEHAVIOUR, interweaves the past and the present to explore the human capacity for resilience and compassion in times of great upheaval. It is a portrait of life in precarious times - when characters discover that the past has failed to prepare them for the future.

Alternating between two centuries, Kingsolver examines the personal and social shocks that ensue when people’s assumptions about the world and their place in it are shaken to their foundations.

2016. The roof of Willa's house is being patched together and over dinner her daughter and son clash in a fundamental disagreement about politics and the shape of the future.

Abridged by Sian Preece
Read by Laurel Lefkow
Producer: Gaynor Macfarlane

2016. Willa's children clash in a disagreement about politics and the shape of the future.

Novel by Barbara Kingsolver. Abridged by Sian Preece. Read by Laurel Lefkow

0420181206

The new novel from Barbara Kingsolver, bestselling author of THE POISONWOOD BIBLE, THE LACUNA and FLIGHT BEHAVIOUR, interweaves the past and the present to explore the human capacity for resilience and compassion in times of great upheaval. It is a portrait of life in precarious times - when characters discover that the past has failed to prepare them for the future.

Alternating between two centuries, Kingsolver examines the personal and social shocks that ensue when people’s assumptions about the world and their place in it are shaken to their foundations.

1874. Thatcher Greenwood visits his intriguing neighbour, Mary Treat, a scientist in correspondence with Charles Darwin, who is undertaking unusual scientific experiments in her home.

Abridged by Sian Preece
Read by Patrick Kennedy
Producer: Gaynor Macfarlane

1871. Thatcher visits his intriguing neighbour Mary Treat, who is engaged in an experiment

Novel by Barbara Kingsolver. Abridged by Sian Preece. Read by Laurel Lefkow

0520181207

The new novel from Barbara Kingsolver, bestselling author of THE POISONWOOD BIBLE, THE LACUNA and FLIGHT BEHAVIOUR, interweaves the past and the present to explore the human capacity for resilience and compassion in times of great upheaval. It is a portrait of life in precarious times - when characters discover that the past has failed to prepare them for the future.

Alternating between two centuries, Kingsolver examines the personal and social shocks that ensue when people’s assumptions about the world and their place in it are shaken to their foundations.

2016. Willa clashes with her father-in-law when she takes him to a medical appointment.

Abridged by Sian Preece
Read by Laurel Lefkow
Producer: Gaynor Macfarlane

2016. Willa clashes with her father-in-law when she takes him to a medical appointment.

Novel by Barbara Kingsolver. Abridged by Sian Preece. Read by Laurel Lefkow

0620181210

The new novel from Barbara Kingsolver, bestselling author of THE POISONWOOD BIBLE, THE LACUNA and FLIGHT BEHAVIOUR, interweaves the past and the present to explore the human capacity for resilience and compassion in times of great upheaval. It is a portrait of life in precarious times - when characters discover that the past has failed to prepare them for the future.

Alternating between two centuries, Kingsolver examines the personal and social shocks that ensue when people’s assumptions about the world and their place in it are shaken to their foundations.

1874. Thatcher tries to address the issue of his disintegrating home.
2016. Willa tries to uncover a source of income to shore up her equally rundown house.

Abridged by Sian Preece
Read by Patrick Kennedy and Laurel Lefkow
Producer: Gaynor Macfarlane

The new novel from Barbara Kingsolver, bestselling author of The Poisonwood Bible.

Novel by Barbara Kingsolver. Abridged by Sian Preece. Read by Laurel Lefkow

0720181211

The new novel from Barbara Kingsolver, bestselling author of THE POISONWOOD BIBLE, THE LACUNA and FLIGHT BEHAVIOUR, interweaves the past and the present to explore the human capacity for resilience and compassion in times of great upheaval. It is a portrait of life in precarious times - when characters discover that the past has failed to prepare them for the future.

Alternating between two centuries, Kingsolver examines the personal and social shocks that ensue when people’s assumptions about the world and their place in it are shaken to their foundations.

1874. Thatcher's progressive views on science antagonise his conservative headmaster.
2016. Differences of opinion about the presidential candidate cause tension in Willa's family.

Abridged by Sian Preece
Read by Patrick Kennedy and Laurel Lefkow
Producer: Gaynor Macfarlane

Molecules and politics cause tension between progressive and conservative thinkers.

Novel by Barbara Kingsolver. Abridged by Sian Preece. Read by Laurel Lefkow