The Hat and My First Tolstoy
Two tales demonstrate that it doesn't pay to worship either the mirror - or an esteemed man of letters. Read by Hattie Morahan.
Two tales that deal crisply with the vanities of fashion and literary homage. Cautionary tales both!
A series of tales by Teffi - a literary star in pre-revolutionary Russia - who's popular work has been re-published.
Reader: Hattie Morahan
Translated by Anne Marie Jackson.
Producer: Duncan Minshull
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2015