2/5 The author recalls a particular bird of prey, made majestic in print by John Alec Baker.
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2/3 Rita works in the casino but hasn't danced there for years, until Frank starts calling.
6/10 Dale disrupts her father's relationship with Elizabeth. Read by Penelope Wilton.
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1/5 Recalling a love of swimming, the husband of novelist Iris Murdoch tells his wife's story.
1/5 Robert Macfarlane swims a loch in Sutherland, inspired by a famous author-swimmer.
6/10 Meena visits a fortune teller who foretells things about her relationship with Anita.
1/10 Molly McGrann's novel about the discovery of a dead man's double life and its dark secrets
1/3 After being converted to northern soul, David plans to hitchhike to the casino in Wigan.
3/3 A woman's bittersweet memories of the rise and fall of her relationship with her mother.
3/3 Verner requires one last prize acquisition to complete his antique music box collection.