Esther, who is an epileptic, escaped Nazi Germany when she was a child and has lived contentedly in Ohio with her husband and their son. But now 85, her fits have intensified and she is haunted by visions of her childhood friends from the orphanage she grew up in. They appear to be calling to her, as memories from her past flood in.

From Memory Wall, a collection of stories about memory.

First Broadcast:

Monday - Friday, 28th August-1st September 2017 at 22:45 on BBC Radio 4

Production Credits:

Writer: Anthony Doerr
Abridger: Jeremy Osborne
Reader: Allan Corduner
Broadcast Assistant: Sarah Tombling
Sound Engineer: Alisdair McGregor
Producer: Karen Rose
Music: The Blue Notebooks, Harmonium, Fragment, Time Passing & Sunlight all by Max Richter

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