Seasonal Quartet
Books in series2
UNABRIDGED
(4.3 based on 198 ratings)
  • 1
    Autumn: Seasonal Quartet, Book 1 | Ali Smith

    Autumn: Seasonal Quartet, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 27 mins)
    • By Ali Smith
    • Narrated By Melody Grove
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (144)
    Performance
    (136)
    Story
    (135)

    Fusing Keatsian mists and mellow fruitfulness with the vitality, the immediacy and the colour hit of Pop Art - via a bit of skullduggery - Autumn is a witty excavation of the present by the past. Autumn is a take on popular culture and a meditation in a world growing ever more bordered: what constitutes richness and worth?

    a collage of leaf-fall & never-ending stories

    If you've met Ali Smith's work before, you'll know not to expect a conventional chronological story! Elisabeth Demand in present time is a 32-..Show More »

    Reviewed on 08 November 2016 by Rachel Redford ()
  • 2
    Winter | Ali Smith

    Winter

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 28 mins)
    • By Ali Smith
    • Narrated By Melody Grove
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (54)
    Performance
    (48)
    Story
    (47)

    Winter? Bleak. Frosty wind, earth as iron, water as stone, so the old song goes. The shortest days, the longest nights. The trees are bare and shivering. The summer's leaves? Dead litter. The world shrinks; the sap sinks. But winter makes things visible. And if there's ice, there'll be fire. It's the season that teaches us survival. Here comes Winter the second audiobook in Ali Smith's shape-shifting quartet of stories.

    This is the Winter of my discontent!


    Ali Smith has a clever mind crammed full of eclectic ideas, information, passions, allusions and word play. All very positive, but for me her se..Show More »

    Reviewed on 05 December 2017 by Rachel Redford ()