A handsome stranger arrives in the village to the considerable interest of the women. Read by Samantha Spiro.
A handsome red-haired stranger called Redwing arrives in the village, to the considerable interest of the women of Neverness.
Clotha, a widow, takes him as her lover, but discovers you can have too much of a good thing.
Zoe Gilbert’s debut novel ‘Folk’ conjures up a series of dark and bewitching tales from a remote mythical island – Neverness - a place ripe with shadowy secrets and magic, and where its villagers’ lives are entwined with nature: its enchantments, seductions and dangers.
Read by Samantha Spiro.
Producer/abridger: Jeremy Osborne
A Sweet Talk Production for BBC Radio 4 Extra