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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (111 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Muriel Spark Narrator: Jenny Sterlin Publisher: Recorded Books Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Award-winning British author Dame Muriel Spark is internationally renowned for her witty and engaging tales of life. Short and sophisticated, Reality and Dreams follows the career of self-centered, middle-aged film director Tom Richards. As he turns colorful incidents from his life into glittery, cinematic fiction, his foreboding dreams become all too real. Tom is passionately directing his latest film when he falls from a crane on the set. Awaking in a semi-conscious fog in a hospital room, he suddenly must deal with a comic, surreal procession of doctors, nurses, and out-of-work relatives. In a drugged daze, he dreams of ways to change his life. But some of his hazy visions come true as he recovers, causing Tom's real world to unravel into a distorted soap opera. Muriel Spark is an honorary member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters and winner of the prestigious David Cohen British Literature Prize. Her tantalizing story, Reality and Dreams, won the Arts Council Spring Book Award. With narrator Jenny Sterlin's expert pacing, all of the delicious surprises and the unsettling wisdom in this dark, contemporary comedy burst from the pages.

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  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Mdjb | 11/7/2013

    " What you might have come to expect from Muriel Spark; no more, no less, but I will probably read it again. It's thin and easy. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Sarah | 9/15/2012

    " Muriel Spark, tellin' it like it is! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Aras | 4/6/2012

    " I enjoyed most of this immensely, but I thought the ending just kind of petered out. The work might have been better without any story to it, rather than the one that was tacked on after about 100 pages. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by pjreads ♫ | 2/23/2012

    " foolish people following their desires without consideration for anyone else; some good writing wasted here "

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