A Bird on its Journey

By Beatrice Harraden
Read by Cathy Dobson

0.61 Hours 11/21/2016 unabridged
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Beatrice Harraden (1864–1936) was a British writer and suffragette. “A Bird on its Journey” is the story of a mysterious young Englishwoman hiking alone through Switzerland. When she arrives at a mountain hotel, she discovers that the piano is badly out of tune. The young woman - although she is travelling with only a small knapsack, has brought with her a tuning hammer and she proceeds to tune the piano. The rest of the snobbish English guests assume that the girl is indeed a piano tuner and as a result they ignore her and consider her impertinent and unfeminine. But the girl has a secret and she soon has her revenge on the party.

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Beatrice Harraden (1864–1936) was a British writer and suffragette. “A Bird on its Journey” is the story of a mysterious young Englishwoman hiking alone through Switzerland. When she arrives at a mountain hotel, she discovers that the piano is badly out of tune. The young woman - although she is travelling with only a small knapsack, has brought with her a tuning hammer and she proceeds to tune the piano. The rest of the snobbish English guests assume that the girl is indeed a piano tuner and as a result they ignore her and consider her impertinent and unfeminine. But the girl has a secret and she soon has her revenge on the party.

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Author Bio: Beatrice Harraden

Beatrice Harraden (1864–1936) was a British writer and suffragette. She travelled extensively in Europe and the United States and in 1893 found fame with her debut novel, Ships That Pass in the Night. Harraden involved herself greatly with the women’s rights movement which is reflected in many of her writings.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction/Classics
Runtime: 0.61
Audience: Adult
Language: English