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02Ida20060110Translated by Graham Hettinger, read by Ronald Pickup and abridged by Miranda Davies.
Over a Christmas breakfast at the Bolshoy Mokovsky restaurant, a composer tells his friends a story of passionate and unrequited love.
 A Week Of Stories By Russian Writer Ivan Bunin.200601091/5.
Raven
Translated by Graham Hettinger, read by Robert Glenister and abridged by Miranda Davies.
A young man falls in love with his little sister's beautiful nanny, but his father's brooding, raven-like presence seems set to prevent any hope of happiness.
  20060111A week of stories by Russian writer Ivan Bunin.
3/5.
Sunstroke
Translated by Sophie Lund, read by Robert Glenister and abridged by Miranda Davies.
A young officer encounters a beautiful stranger on board a Volga steamer, on a hot summer's day.
 A Week Of Stories By Russian Writer Ivan Bunin.200601124/5.
Late Hour
Translated by David Richards, read by Ronald Pickup and abridged by Miranda Davies.
After a long absence from Russia, an elderly man returns to the town of his birth.
The potency of the familiar scenery conjures up bitter-sweet memories of a lost love.
 A Week Of Stories By Russian Writer Ivan Bunin.200601135/5.
In Paris
Translated by Graham Hettinger, read by Ronald Pickup and abridged by Miranda Davies.
Two Russian emigrés meet and fall in love in 1930s Paris.

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