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The dwarf persuades Callum McInnes to take him to the cave on the Misty Isle. Bill Paterson continues Neil Gaiman's dark tale.

The dwarf persuades Callum McInnes to take him to the cave on the Misty Isle.

Chilling revenge for a terrible crime is at the heart of Neil Gaiman's multi-award-winning novelette, inspired by a Hebridean myth and originally commissioned by Sydney Opera House for the Graphic Festival with celebrated illustrator Eddie Campbell.

Reader: Bill Paterson
Writer: Neil Gaiman

Abridged and produced by Karen Rose

A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4 first broadcast in November 2015.

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Credits

Role Contributor
Reader Bill Paterson
Author Neil Gaiman
Abridger Karen Rose
Producer Karen Rose

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