'The Sisters Brothers' by Patrick deWitt, read by the author
Patrick deWitt’s offbeat Western follows Charlie and Eli Sisters, two professional hitmen making their way to California during the Gold Rush in 1851.
DeWitt’s award-winning novel is a darkly comic tale, told from the point of view of the younger brother, Eli, who has become disillusioned with his life.
'The Sisters Brothers' by Patrick deWitt is published by Granta.
Also available for playback:
11 to 15 February: Karen Ardiff reads 'Pride and Prejudice' by Jane Austen.
18 to 22 February: Fiona Shaw reads ‘A World of Love’ by Elizabeth Bowen.
25 February to 1 March: Megan Riordan reads ‘The Best of Everything’ by Rona Jaffe
3 to 28 September 2012: 'Hard Times' by Charles Dickens, read by Conor Farrington.
Click on 3 September in the Programme Archive.