Widely known as Shakespeare's last play. Read more
The Two Noble Kinsmen
Widely known as Shakespeare's last play.
A Celebration of the Short Story
El Verdugo by Honore de Balzac
Balzac’s tale of French troops taking over a Spanish town during the Napoleonic war.
The Piece of String by Guy de Maupassant
Maupassant’s fable of a villager who finds a piece of string & is accused of thieving.
The Recruit by Honore de Balzac
Balzac’s tale of maternal love & mistaken identity during the French Revolution.
Two Friends by Guy de Maupassant
Maupassant’s tragic wartime tale of the friendship and loyalty that binds two friends.
Hugh Bonneville reads Orlando Figes’s account of a love triangle amid huge cultural change