Do you like to listen?

During a recent visit to the Bibby Distribution depot in Lutterworth, I met a lorry driver who told me that in his ten years driving for Bibby, he’s listened to well over 4000 audio books! It seems that lots of you like listening to books just as much as you like reading them! So with that in mind, I’d thought I’d bring your attention to BBC Radio 4’s first ever UK radio dramatisation of Alice Walker’s acclaimed novel The Colour Purple. The Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, published in 1982, is a compelling and uncompromising story set in America’s Deep South between the two world wars. It tells the tale of Celie, a young girl born into segregation and poverty. The abuse she suffers from her family changes the course of her life forever.

 

It’s a gripping story – well worth a listen (here, on BBC iplayer), or even a read…

 

 

 

Advertisements

Leave a comment

Filed under Audio Books, Book News

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s