The Reading

In the Palace Gardens and other stories by Sarah Quigley

A superb collection of stories from a prize-winning writer – some short, some long, set in locations that span the globe, all exploring the theme encapsulated by the title: tenderness.

Not all audio is available due to copyright restrictions.

In the Palace Gardens by Sarah Quigley - Part 1

10:45 AM. On a winter's afternoon a young New Zealand woman walks in the gardens of a European palace with her lover.

In the Palace Gardens by Sarah Quigley - Part 2

10:45 AM. The young woman and her lover disagree and she feels both lonely and optimistic about her future.

In the Palace Gardens by Sarah Quigley - Part 3

10:45 AM. Getting lost in the palace gardens, the young woman remembers at last her father's final words to her.

Driving to Midnight by Sarah Quigley

10:45 AM. Two women are driving through Sweden on new years eve eating pastries and waiting for midnight. Read by Holly Shanahan.

10:45am Monday 1 August to Wednesday 2 September 2015

In the Palace Gardens, told by Anna Julienne.

On a winter's afternoon a young New Zealand woman walks in the gardens of a European palace with her lover.

10:45am Thursday 3 September 2015

Driving to Midnight, read by Holly Shanahan

Two women are driving through Sweden on New Year's Eve eating pastries and waiting for midnight.

10:45am Friday 4 September 2015

Waiting for the Wolves, told by Sarah Quigley

Allergies and asthma. Seven years old and he can't eat cake. He so longs to be just like the other kids.

10:45am Monday 7 to Tuesday 8 September 2015

The Crane told by Rachel Nash

A happily-married couple deal with a tragic situation - a poignant account of caring.