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The Guardian Books podcast is our weekly look at the world of books, poetry and great writing presented by  Claire Armitstead,  Richard Lea, & Sian Cain. With in-depth interviews with leading authors and investigations into the thematic trends in contemporary writing, this is the perfect book worm’s companion


The Common Dean by Alan Garner - Forest Fables podcast

November 4th, 2015

Episode 257 of 333 episodes

In the second of our series of exclusive sound stories celebrating Britain's forests, Alan Garner reads his own tale of a newcomer who finds 'ancient noise' beneath the choked underlife of of Cheshire's woodlands• Listen to The Green Stuff by Ali Smith