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Episode 5

The final part of Giuseppe Di Lampedusa's masterpiece of European political fiction, translated by Archibald Colquhoun, abridged by Sara Davies and read by Alex Jennings.

By Giuseppe Di Lampedusa, translated by Archibald Colquhoun and read by Alex Jennings.

The final part of this masterpiece of European political fiction: beguiling, beautiful and subtle, evoking a centuries-old way of life on the cusp of change.

Episode Five: Twenty years on from the ball that marked the changing fortunes of his family, The Prince knows his time is running out.

Reader...Alex Jennings
Abridged by Sara Davies
Producer...Mary Ward-Lowery

28 minutes

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New Year's Day 2019 16:00

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