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Bottled Goods

Narrated by: Diana Dimitrovici
Length: 3 hrs and 30 mins
Categories: Fiction, Historical
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Longlisted for The Women's Prize for Fiction 2019, The Republic of Consciousness Prize 2019 and The People's Book Prize 2018.

When Alina's brother-in-law defects to the West, she and her husband become persons of interest to the secret services, causing both of their careers to come grinding to a halt. As the strain takes its toll on their marriage, Alina turns to her aunt for help - the wife of a communist leader and a secret practitioner of the old folk ways. 

Set in 1970s communist Romania, this novella-in-flash draws upon magic realism to weave a tale of everyday troubles that can't be put down.

©2019 Sophie van Llewyn (P)2019 Audible, Ltd

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"A story to savour, to smile at, to rage against and to weep over." (Zoe Gilbert, author of Folk)

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