The Book On One

The Book On One

Monday to Friday, 11.20pm

18th to 22nd February

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.

CURRENT SERIES 

24-28 July 2017 Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen read by Kathy Rose O’Brien

31 Jul-4 Aug 2017 A Place Called Winter by Patrick Gale read by Mark D’Aughton

7-11 Aug 2017 Reader For Hire by Raymond Jean read by Karen Ardiff

14-18 August 2017 Proxopera by Benedict Kiely read by Gerard McSorley

21-25 Aug 2017 The Small Widow by Janet McNeill read by Eleanor Methven

28 Aug-1Sept 2017 Jernigan by David Gates read by Roger Gregg

4-8 Sept 2017 Four Sides Full: A personal essay by Vona Groarke read by the author

11-15 Sept 2017 Fallen by Lia Mills, read by the author

HOW TO LISTEN BACK TO THE BOOK ON ONE

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.]

'A World of Love' by Elizabeth Bowen

'A World of Love' by Elizabeth Bowen, read by Fiona Shaw.

To mark the 40th anniversary of Elizabeth Bowen’s death, The Book on One features an archive recording of Fiona Shaw reading from Bowen’s 1955 novel ‘A World of Love’.

The story centres on a group of relations staying in a run-down country house in Co Cork, and the repercussions following the discovery of a packet of love letters in the attic.

The producer of the 1999 recording of 'A World of Love' was Séamus Hosey.

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