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Here is a fine selection of poetry from the great innovator of the dramatic monologue: Robert Browning. Imbued with psychological penetration, lively wit, and colloquial exuberance which were hitherto alien to Victorian poetry, Brownings poetry was remarkable for its time. His expert mimicry of voices from across the breadth of human nature makes for entertaining listening, and the characters that he depicts, such...

A Train in Winter written by Caroline Moorehead performed by Patience Tomlinson on Audio CD (Unabridged)

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ISBN:  9781445017877
Genre - Main:  Non-Fiction
Genre - Specific:  War
Duration:  720 mins
Length:  Unabridged
Author:  Caroline Moorehead
Performer 1:  Patience Tomlinson
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In Paris, January 1943, 230 French women resisters were rounded up and sent on a train to Auschwitz - the only train, in the four years of the German occupation, to take women of the resistance to a death camp. The youngest was a schoolgirl of 15, the eldest a farmer’s wife of 68; there were among them teachers, biochemists, sales girls, secretaries, housewives and university lecturers. The women turned to one another...

finding solace and strength in friendship and shared experience. Forty-nine of them came home.

Drawing on interviews with survivors and their families, on archival research and original sources, A Train in Winter covers a harrowing part of our history but is, ultimately, a portrait of ordinary people, of bravery and endurance.

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