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As Wanda continues to behave strangely, Mrs Hawkins remembers her brief wartime marriage to the late Tom Hawkins.

Muriel Spark's playful and autobiographical novel set amid London's post-war publishing scene.

Wanda continues to behave strangely as Mrs Hawkins mulls on the loss of another job in publishing. Before long her thoughts turn to her brief wartime marriage to the late Tom Hawkins.

Read by Maggie Service
Abridged by Rosemary Goring
Producer: Eilidh McCreadie.

15 minutes

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Reader Maggie Service
Author Muriel Spark
Abridger Rosemary Goring
Producer Eilidh McCreadie

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