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The Sun Book of Short Stories written by Various Authors Jane Moore (ed) performed by Clare Corbett and Paul Thornley on Audio CD (Unabridged)

The Sun Book of Short Stories written by Various Authors Jane Moore (ed) performed by Clare Corbett and Paul Thornley on Audio CD (Unabridged)£29.99

To celebrate the launch of Quick Reads in 2006, The Sun ran a short story competition called 'Get Britain Reading' in order to find the hidden talent among its ten million readers.It was judged by Sun columnist and bestselling author Jane Moore.The Sun Book of Short Stories contains a selection of the winning entries.They may make you smile, laugh or cry - but all of them are sure to entertain you.

Circling the Sun written by Paula McLain performed by Katherine McEwan on Audio CD (Unabridged)

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Circling the Sun written by Paula McLain performed by Katherine McEwan on Audio CD (Unabridged)
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ISBN:  9780307989901
Genre - Main:  Fiction
Genre - Specific:  Modern
Duration:  750 mins
Length:  Unabridged
Author:  Paula McLain
Performer 1:  Katherine McEwan
Rarity:  Rare

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As a young girl, Beryl Markham was brought to Kenya from Britain by parents dreaming of a new life. For her mother the dream quickly turned sour, and she returned home; Beryl was brought up by her father, who switched between indulgence and heavy-handed authority, allowing her first to run wild on their farm then incarcerating her in the classroom. The scourge of governesses and a...

serial absconder from boarding school, by the age of 16 Beryl had been catapulted into a disastrous marriage - but it was in facing up to this reality that she took charge of her own destiny.

Scandalizing high society with her errant behaviour, she left her husband and became the first woman ever to hold a professional racehorse trainer's licence.

After falling in with the notoriously hedonistic and gin-soaked Happy Valley set, Beryl soon became embroiled in a complex love triangle with the writer Karen Blixen and big-game hunter Denys Finch Hatton (immortalized in Blixen's memoir Out of Africa).

It was this unhappy affair which set tragedy in motion while awakening Beryl to her truest self and to her fate: to fly.

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