Wednesday, March 26, 2008

Stories. "Gertrude Talks Back" by Margaret Atwood

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This story is told by Gertrude, Hamlet's mum! Enjoy it!

Listen to "Gertrude Talks Back"
Read the piece at the TP website, plus find out more about Margaret Atwood and her work.


The TP Podcast said...

This text might be less enjoyable for people who do not know about "Hamlet", Shakespeare's drama. In any case, it's funny and even if you haven't read the play, you can enjoy most of it!

Anonymous said...

Your voice is so soothing.

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