Best of Women's Short Stories

  • by William J. Locke, Edith Wharton, more
  • Narrated by Harriet Walter
  • 4 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

This selection of stories explores the many experiences and complexities of womanhood; sometimes joyful, sometimes sad. This collection includes "Ladies in Lavender" by William J. Locke, the inspiration for the film of the same name starring Judi Dench and Maggie Smith; "Atrophy" by Edith Wharton; "Some Ways of Love" by Charlotte Mew; "Marriage a la Mode" by Katherine Mansfield; "Right At Last" by Elizabeth Gaskell; "The Sailor Uncle" by Mary Ann Lamb; "Her Last Appearance" by Mary Braddon; and "The Yellow Wallpaper" by Charlotte Perkins Gilmore.

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Great stories- pity about the layout

Would you say that listening to this book was time well-spent? Why or why not?

This would have been a pleasure to listen to except that there are no chapters inserted so it is therefore impossible to listen to any individual story. They run from one to the next without a break.Harriet Walter is a good reader but by the end I was totally confused about which story was which.


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- Patrick

Book Details

  • Release Date: 13-06-2005
  • Publisher: CSA Word