Bad Dreams

Bad Dreams A child woke up in the dark She seemed to swim up into consciousness as if to a surface which she then broke through looking around with her eyes open Something had happened she was sure while she

  • Title: Bad Dreams
  • Author: Tessa Hadley
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 145
  • Format: ebook
  • A child woke up in the dark She seemed to swim up into consciousness as if to a surface, which she then broke through, looking around with her eyes open Something had happened, she was sure, while she was asleep She didn t know what it was at first, but the strong dread it had left behind didn t subside with the confusion of waking.

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    1. From BBC Radio 4 - BBC National Short Story Award 2014:Carey Mulligan reads Tessa Hadley's shortlisted story, the first in contention for this prestigious award. A child's dramatic reaction to a dream exposes unspoken tensions in the family home.Abridged and produced by Gemma Jenkins.You may read online here.

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