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The Story of the Siren

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A Sicilian man reveals the unsettling tale of his ill-fated older brother, who was cursed by a sea nymph. Read by Dan Stevens.

The Story of the Siren is the first in our series of short fiction by EM Forster. It is an unsettling story about a sea nymph and an ill fated young Sicilian. The novelist best known for twentieth century classics including A Passage to India, A Room with a View and Maurice was also a prolific writer of short stories. In them he explored many of the themes central to his novels, including the morals of the middle classes in the early twentieth century, and his fascination with culture and mores of the beguiling South. The reader is Dan Stevens.

Abridged by Richard Hamilton. Produced by Elizabeth Allard.

15 minutes

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Thu 19 Jun 2014 04:00

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