A Week Of Stories By Russian Writer Ivan Bunin.

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AR20060111

A 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.

ARA Week Of Stories By Russian Writer Ivan Bunin.20060109

1/5.

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.

ARA Week Of Stories By Russian Writer Ivan Bunin.20060112

4/5.

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.

ARA Week Of Stories By Russian Writer Ivan Bunin.20060113

5/5.

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.

AR02Ida20060110

Translated 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.