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Dear Austen

AuthorNina Bawden

NarratorDi Langford

Duration2h 50m

CategoriesAdult Non-Fiction, Biography and Autobiography

PublisherIsis

VersionUnabridged

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On the 10th May 2002, author Nina Bawden and her husband, Austen Kark, boarded the 12.45 train from King's Cross en route to Cambridge for a friend's birthday party. A few minutes later the train derailed. Nina was gravely injured and Austen was killed instantly, along with seven others. In this powerful and poignant letter to her husband, Nina uses her considerable writing skills to try and make sense of it all, and explains how she found herself becoming a spokesperson for the survivors of the crash.

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