Katherine Mansfield: Bliss and Other Stories (unabridged)

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Katherine Mansfield: Bliss and Other Stories (unabridged)

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29th Sept 2008




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Katherine Mansfield: Bliss and Other Stories (unabridged)

Read by Juliet Stevenson

CD - 2 discs


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One of Katherine Mansfield’s finest short stories, Bliss, introduces us to Bertha, who experiences a sense of rapture as she reflects on her life. On her walk home one day, she is overwhelmed by a sense of bliss and contentment. However, her joy later turns to disappointment as she discovers her husband is having an affair with her new friend Pearl. Katherine Mansfield became well-known for her focus on psychological conflicts and complex characters; and Bliss displays these qualities brilliantly, exploring themes of marriage, adultery and duplicity. This set also contains five other short stories by Katherine Mansfield – Mr Reginald Peacock’s Day, Pictures, The Little Governess, Feuille D’Album, and A Dill Pickle.

The Observer

“Juliet Stevenson is the perfect narrator for these six delicately observed stories.”

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