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Goodbye, Mummy

Reminded of painful childhood memories, Eleanor finally confronts her mother. Tracy Wiles concludes Gail Honeyman's novel.

Tracy Wiles concludes Gail Honeyman's heartwarming and sometimes heartbreaking new novel - this year's bestselling fiction debut.

Eleanor Oliphant is happy. Nothing is missing from her carefully timetabled life. Except, sometimes, everything. But one simple act of kindness is about to shatter the walls Eleanor has built around herself.

Today: After being taken back to painful childhood memories, Eleanor finally confronts her mother...

Reader: Tracy Wiles
Producer: Justine Willett
Abridger: Richard Hamilton.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2017.

15 minutes

Last on

Sat 20 Jul 2019 02:00

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Reader Tracy Wiles
Author Gail Honeyman
Abridger Richard Hamilton
Producer Justine Willett

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