Arbery: Drama and Fiction, Old and New

The Grand Slam

October 16, 2020

The Grand Slam

"Everyone took the game very seriously. To them each hand and every card in that hand had its individuality and lived its own life. Hands were Iiked or disliked, lucky or unlucky. The cards always combined differently and these combinations were subject to no analysis or laws. The players used them for their own ends and the cards did their share, as if animated by their own wishes and caprices."

A story from the nineteenth-century Russian author and playwright, Leonid Andreyev. 

Sarah Schlesinger is a multilingual US actor and voiceover artist. Her previous podcast for Arbery was The Outsider, from the master of horror, H P Lovecraft.

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