Beatrix Potter - A Life In Nature - BBC Radio Audiobook - cheops
Lindsay Duncan reads from a new biography of the much-loved 20th century children's writer Beatrix Potter by Linda Lear.
Abridged by Alison Joseph.
Beatrix Potter's books are adored by millions, but they were just one aspect of an extraordinary life. This captivating biography brings us the passionate, unconventional woman behind the beloved stories: a gifted artist and shrewd businesswoman; a pioneering scientific researcher; a powerful landowner who conserved acres of Lakeland countryside; a daughter who defied her parents with her first tragically short engagement and who, finally was given a second chance of love and happiness.
Five episodes of approximately 15 minutes each.
Lakeland Book of the Year Winner 2007.
First broadcast in 2006 on BBC Radio Four.
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