"... Why, it would really be being unselfish to go away and be happy for a little, because we would come back so much nicer."
Lottie and Rose belong to the same London women's club, but they don't know each other very well. They both see the same advertisement for a castle in Italy, which is available for rent for a month. For different reasons, these women want to get away from their husbands for a while and they put out an ad and find two more women in need of vacation. And so, the four vastly different women head to Italy. But when they invite their husbands, the trouble begins...
Light-hearted and witty, 'The Enchanted April' is the ultimate comfort read. It has been adapted to stage and film several times, notably in 1991 with the Oscar nominated movie starring Joan Plowright.
B. J. Harrison started his Classic Tales Podcast back in 2007, wanting to breathe new life into classic stories. He masterfully plays with a wide array of voices and accents and has since then produced over 500 audiobooks. Now in collaboration with SAGA Egmont, his engaging narration of these famous classics is available to readers everywhere.
Elizabeth von Arnim (1866-1941) was an Australian-born British novelist, who started writing to escape her first husband. She is especially known for her novel 'The Enchanted April' (1922) and the semi-autobiographical 'Vera' (1921).