The Book On One

    Monday to Friday, 11.10pm

    The Book on One is a celebration of writing from all over the world, with five 15-minute excerpts from a single book broadcast each week.


    You can listen back to the last four weeks of The Book on One here:  Listen 

    ['Listen' will open the most recent episode in the RTÉ Radio Player.  If you would like to hear an earlier episode, please click on 'Listen back further' - in the middle of the Player screen - which will open a calendar.]

    16 to 27 May - 'Jane Eyre' by Charlotte Brontë, read by Jane Brennan (over two weeks)

    9 to 13 May - 'The Mark and the Void' by Paul Murray, read by Dermot Magennis

    2 to 6 May - 'Dept. of Speculation' by Jenny Offill, read by Cathy Belton

    11th to 15th February

    'Pride and Prejudice' by Jane Austen

    'Pride and Prejudice’ by Jane Austen, read by Karen Ardiff.

    ‘It is a truth universally acknowledged that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife…’

    So begins one of Jane Austen’s best-loved novels, which celebrates its 200th birthday this year.

    Throughout Valentine’s week, listeners to The Book on One will be treated to the tale of the relationship between Austen’s feisty heroine Elizabeth Bennet and the aloof Mr Darcy.

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