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Episode 3

Sofka Zinovieff's novel is set in contemporary Athens, but the story it tells takes us back to the bitter political divisions of post-war Greece. After Maud's Greek husband Nikitas dies in a mysterious car crash, she makes contact with his mother, Antigone, who has been living in exile in Moscow for nearly sixty years after abandoning Nikitas as a baby. Maud knows Nikitas has been researching the years of the Greek Civil War, and is becoming curious to know more about his family's troubled history.
Abridged by Sarah LeFanu.

Readers: Lucy Briers and Ann Beach
Producer: Sara Davies.

15 minutes

Last on

Wed 18 Apr 2012 22:45

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