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Zoe Gilbert - Folk

The True Tale of Jack Frost

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 ExtraLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

March abandons her chores for an assignation with a stranger in the winter woods. When her sister Grey follows and watches her, she decides she wants the lover for her own.

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

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