Tales of Persuasion

Narrated by: Peter Joyce
Length: 11 hrs and 15 mins
Categories: Fiction, Literary
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Ten daring stories from the Booker Prize-shortlisted Philip Hensher.

Backdrops vary in this collection of stories from the author of The Northern Clemency - from turmoil in Sudan following the death of a politician in a plane crash to Southern India, where a Soho hedonist starts to envisage the crump and soar of munitions. Each story, regardless of location, reveals a great writer at the peak of his powers.

©2016 Philip Hensher (P)2016 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

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