The Literary Sense

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(4.5 stars; 7 reviews)

A collection of short stories written by the author of other literary greats such as The Railway Children, Five Children and It and The Phoenix and the Carpet. Many of her books have been made into television series or films. She wrote for both adults and children and also wrote non-fiction and poetry. (Summary by Michele Eaton) (6 hr 20 min)


01 The Unfaithful Lover 11:32 Read by Jean Bascom
02 Rounding Off A Scene 16:27 Read by Jean Bascom
03 The Obvious 19:47 Read by Jean Bascom
04 The Lie Absolute 16:29 Read by Jean Bascom
05 The Girl With The Guitar 12:18 Read by Jean Bascom
06 The Man With The Boots 12:48 Read by Petra
07 The Second Best 17:27 Read by Alex Lau
08 The Holiday 20:59 Read by Alex Lau
09 The Force Of Habit 30:22 Read by Sonali Punja
10 The Brute 21:43 Read by Sonali Punja
11 Dick, Tom and Harry 26:29 Read by Alex Lau
12 Miss Eden's Baby 24:31 Read by Petra
13 The Lover, The Girl and The Onlooker 21:47 Read by Tamara R. Schwartz
14 The Duel 29:59 Read by CaprishaPage
15 Cinderella 29:51 Read by CaprishaPage
16 With An E 32:26 Read by CaprishaPage
17 Under The New Moon 13:37 Read by CaprishaPage
18 The Love of Romance 22:02 Read by CaprishaPage


(5 stars)

love anything written by her... these adult tales did not disappoint and had some surprising plot twists... very enjoyable