1871: the Paris Commune is under way and Eleanor and her sisters are caught up in the bloody events. Read by Tracy-Ann Oberman.
Rachel Holmes's new book is the lively, engaging and informative life story of the daughter of Karl Marx. Today, it is 1871 and the Paris Commune is underway. Eleanor and her sisters are caught up in the bloody events. Later, a bid for independent living is hampered by the strictures and social mores of the day.
Read by Tracy-Ann Oberman
Abridged by Julian Wilkinson
Produced by Elizabeth Allard