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Episode 9

Book at Bedtime, The Charioteer Episode 9 of 10

By Mary Renault

After an injury at Dunkirk, Laurie Odell is sent to a veterans' hospital to convalesce. There he befriends Andrew, a conscientious objector serving as an orderly. But when Ralph, a mentor from his school days, reappears in his life, Laurie is forced to choose between the sweet ideals of innocence and the distinct pleasures of experience.

Episode 9:
Laurie is racked with guilt and worry about his two great loves - and fears that Andrew will find out he's 'with' Ralph now. He begs for time to think but it seems it is too late.

Reader: Anton Lesser
Abridged by Eileen Horne

Produced by Clive Brill
A Pacificus production for BBC Radio 4.

Release date:

15 minutes

Last on

Fri 6 Dec 2013 22:45


Role Contributor
ReaderAnton Lesser
ProducerClive Brill
AbridgerEileen Horne
AuthorMary Renault

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