Booker Prize-shortlisted author Philip Hensher reads the story ‘My Dog Ian’ from his new book Tales of Persuasion, described by the Financial Times as ‘ten elegant stories that radiate with fine human feeling…’


Sample Philip Hensher’s wonderfully droll Tales of Persuasion with this wry and witty reading of ‘My Dog Ian’.

About Tales of Persuasion

Backdrops vary in this collection of stories from the author of The Northern Clemency – from turmoil in Sudan following the death of a politician in a plane crash, to southern India where a Soho hedonist starts to envisage the crump and soar of munitions. Each story, regardless of location, reveals a great writer at the peak of his powers.

Tales of Persuasion is out now.