Something Childish and Other Stories

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This posthumous collection of stories and sketches by the New Zealand modernist author was published the year after her death from tuberculosis in 1923. It appeared in the US under the title The Little Girl. Most of the stories were written between the publication of her first and second collections, Bliss and Other Stories (1920) and The Garden Party and Other Stories (1922). - Summary by Rob Marland (6 hr 17 min)


Introductory Note 2:10 Read by Rob Marland
The Tiredness of Rosabel 13:28 Read by Fractal Pariah
How Pearl Button was Kidnapped 9:56 Read by Phil Schempf
The Journey to Bruges 12:31 Read by Marcia Eppich-Harris
A Truthful Adventure 15:15 Read by Trish Thompson
New Dresses 25:32 Read by Sriks
The Woman at the Store 25:00 Read by Marcia Eppich-Harris
Ole Underwood 11:36 Read by Rob Marland
The Little Girl 9:11 Read by Kathleen Moore
Millie 13:47 Read by Kathleen Moore
Pension Séguin 13:01 Read by Kathleen Moore
Violet 15:22 Read by Kathleen Moore
Bains Turcs 14:58 Read by Dafni Ma
Something Childish but Very Natural 52:06 Read by Rob Marland
An Indiscreet Journey 33:31 Read by ToddHW
Spring Pictures 8:49 Read by Nemo
Late at Night 6:53 Read by Rob Marland
Two Tuppenny Ones, Please 6:44 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
The Black Cap 13:23 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
A Suburban Fairy Tale 9:52 Read by Rob Marland
Carnation 8:15 Read by Katharina Glowalla
See-Saw 8:22 Read by dnce17
This Flower 6:16 Read by Sommer Ward
The Wrong House 9:00 Read by Rob Marland
Sixpence 17:02 Read by Rob Marland
Poison 15:12 Read by Saint Ananda