Seasonal Quartet

6 books in series
4 out of 5 stars 406 ratings

Autumn Publisher's Summary

Fusing Keatsian mists and mellow fruitfulness with the vitality, the immediacy and the colour hit of Pop Art - via a bit of skullduggery - Autumn is a witty excavation of the present by the past.

Autumn is a take on popular culture and a meditation in a world growing ever more bordered: what constitutes richness and worth?

Autumn is the first instalment in Seasonal: four stand-alone stories, separate yet interconnected and cyclical, exploring what time is and how we experience it.

©2016 Ali Smith (P)2016 W.F. Howes Ltd
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  • Book 1

    • Autumn

    • Seasonal Quartet, Book 1
    • By: Ali Smith
    • Narrated by: Melody Grove
    • Length: 5 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
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      4 out of 5 stars 23

    Fusing Keatsian mists and mellow fruitfulness with the vitality, the immediacy and the colour hit of Pop Art - via a bit of skullduggery - Autumn is a witty excavation of the present by the past. Autumn is a take on popular culture and a meditation in a world growing ever more bordered: what constitutes richness and worth?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • moving tale of an unusual friendship

    • By Erik on 08-10-18
    • Seasonal Quartet, Book 1
    • By: Ali Smith
    • Narrated by: Melody Grove
    • Length: 5 hrs and 27 mins
    • Release date: 10-20-16
    • 4 out of 5 stars 26 ratings

    Regular price: $16.73

    • Autumn

    • By: Ali Smith
    • Narrated by: Melody Grove
    • Length: 5 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 307
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 284
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 281

    Fusing Keatsian mists and mellow fruitfulness with the vitality, the immediacy, and the color hit of Pop Art, Autumn is a witty excavation of the present by the past. The novel is a stripped-branches take on popular culture and a meditation, in a world growing ever more bordered and exclusive, on what richness and worth are, what harvest means.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Incredible use of language

    • By Mary on 03-06-17

    Regular price: $20.99

  • Book 2

    • Winter

    • By: Ali Smith
    • Narrated by: Melody Grove
    • Length: 7 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    Winter? Bleak. Frosty wind, earth as iron, water as stone, so the old song goes. The shortest days, the longest nights. The trees are bare and shivering. The summer's leaves? Dead litter. The world shrinks; the sap sinks. But winter makes things visible. And if there's ice, there'll be fire. It's the season that teaches us survival. Here comes Winter the second audiobook in Ali Smith's shape-shifting quartet of stories.

    Regular price: $16.73

    • Winter

    • By: Ali Smith
    • Narrated by: Melody Grove
    • Length: 7 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 56
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 56

    In Winter, life force matches up to the toughest of the seasons. In this second novel in her acclaimed Seasonal cycle, the follow-up to Ali Smith's sensational Autumn, Smith's shape-shifting quartet of novels casts a merry eye over a bleak post-truth era with a story rooted in history, memory, and warmth, its taproot deep in the evergreens: art, love, laughter. It's the season that teaches us survival.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Stellar and magical!

    • By BK on 07-07-18

    Regular price: $20.99

  • Book 3

    • Spring

    • By: Ali Smith
    • Narrated by: TBD
    • Length: 7 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
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    On the heels of Autumn and Winter comes Spring, the continuation of Ali Smith's celebrated Seasonal Quartet, a series of stand-alone novels, separate but interconnected (as the seasons are), wide-ranging in timescale and light-footed through histories. 

    • By: Ali Smith
    • Narrated by: TBD
    • Length: 7 hrs and 30 mins
    • Release date: 04-30-19
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    Regular price: $20.99

    • Spring

    • Seasonal Quartet, Book 3
    • By: Ali Smith
    • Length: 6 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Spring will come. The leaves on its trees will open after blossom. Before it arrives, a hundred years of empire-making. The dawn breaks cold and still but, deep in the earth, things are growing.

    • Seasonal Quartet, Book 3
    • By: Ali Smith
    • Length: 6 hrs and 31 mins
    • Release date: 03-28-19
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    Regular price: $16.35