Seasonal Quartet

3 books in series
4 out of 5 stars 271 ratings

Autumn Summary

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?

Autumn is the first instalment in Seasonal: four stand-alone stories, separate yet interconnected and cyclical, exploring what time is and how we experience it.

©2016 Ali Smith (P)2016 W.F. Howes Ltd
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  • Book 1

    • Autumn

    • Seasonal Quartet, Book 1
    • By: Ali Smith
    • Narrated by: Melody Grove
    • Length: 5 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 191
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 181
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 180

    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?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • a collage of leaf-fall & never-ending stories

    • By Rachel Redford on 08-11-16
    • Seasonal Quartet, Book 1
    • By: Ali Smith
    • Narrated by: Melody Grove
    • Length: 5 hrs and 27 mins
    • Release date: 20-10-16
    • 4 out of 5 stars 191 ratings

    Regular price: £15.69

  • Book 2

    • Winter

    • By: Ali Smith
    • Narrated by: Melody Grove
    • Length: 7 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 80
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 73
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 72

    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.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • This is the Winter of my discontent!

    • By Rachel Redford on 05-12-17

    Regular price: £15.69

  • Book 3

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