The Umbrella-Mender by Beatrice Harraden audiobook

The Umbrella-Mender

By Beatrice Harraden
Read by Cathy Dobson

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0.64 Hours 1
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Beatrice Harraden (1864-1936) was a British writer and suffragette. “The Umbrella-Mender” is a disturbing tale about an eccentric man who runs a repair shop for umbrellas. One evening he is surprised by a knock at the door. Outside is a man who tells the umbrella-mender that his son is on his death-bed and wishes to see his father. The umbrella-mender sets off at once with the stranger. In the course of their conversation on the journey, the stranger explains that he himself has murdered the umbrella-mender’s son. The tension between the two men and the need for revenge, atonement and closure forms the rest of the story and the story has multiple twists and surprises.

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Beatrice Harraden (1864-1936) was a British writer and suffragette.

“The Umbrella-Mender” is a disturbing tale about an eccentric man who runs a repair shop for umbrellas. One evening he is surprised by a knock at the door. Outside is a man who tells the umbrella-mender that his son is on his death-bed and wishes to see his father. The umbrella-mender sets off at once with the stranger. In the course of their conversation on the journey, the stranger explains that he himself has murdered the umbrella-mender’s son. The tension between the two men and the need for revenge, atonement and closure forms the rest of the story and the story has multiple twists and surprises.

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Author Bio: Beatrice Harraden

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: 0.64
Audience: Adult
Language: English