Audio: Without Solace (a Kilphouca story)
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.
“The conspiring mishaps. The signs of deeper attrition. The unwillingness of the house to be a house, to be lived in.”
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.
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