In a dacha beyond Moscow, an Englishwoman learns about life and love in the new Russia. Read by Jane Whittenshaw. From June 2014.
Writing Lives is a series of short stories by writers new to Radio 4 and based on personal experience.
In the countryside beyond Moscow, during the time of perestroika, a young Englishwoman learns about life and love in the new Russia. Then late one night, her and a companion slip into a river and drift downstream.
Victoria Field is a Kent-based writer and poetry therapist. This is her first commission for BBC Radio 4.
Read by Jane Whittenshaw
Producer: Paul Dodgson
A Pier production for BBC Radio 4.