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Audio: Godly Things (a Kilphouca story)

26 Aug 2021 1 minute read
Brian Manton – Godly Things

Each day this week will feature one reading from the Kilphouca stories: extracts from a collection of short stories in development, set in a fictional Irish town which has been gripped by mass hysteria—a hallucinatory contamination in the whiskey during a local festival. Written by Brian Manton.

“That fresh breeze in off the peat bog was Godly and all, but it never held her in the same reverie that small, ordinary, often mass-produced things did.”

Check back tomorrow for another Kilphouca story.

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Brian Manton is an Irish writer based in Swansea, Wales.

Recorded and mastered by Adam Howell.

Images, text and audio copyright © 2021 Brian Manton.

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j humphrys
j humphrys
2 years ago

Glad of this Brian, diolch.

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