‘The town, he decides, is a painful disappointment and everyone in it bears the blame – don’t they know they have a super-brain in their midst?’
In the quiet wee village of Skerrils, Callum and his friends are desperate for excitement and adventure. Little do they know that some all powerful nature spirits are just about to grant them their wish . . .
Author Alan McClure gives us a lively reading of the first chapter, below. We hope you enjoy it!
Extract taken from Callum and the Mountain
By Alan McClure
Published by Beaten Track Publishing
Callum and the Mountain by Alan McClure is published by Beaten Track Publishing, priced £8.99
Polly Clark was born in Toronto and lives in Helensburgh on Scotland’s west coast, close to where W.H. Auden wrote The Orators. She is Literature Programme Producer for Cove Park, Scotland’s International Artist Residency Centre, and the author of thre …
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