The Ghost and the Bone-setter

From the papers of Rev. Francis Purcell

 

read by Pat Laffan

directed by Tim Cook

music by Leigh Odlin

 

A manuscript from the collection of the late Rev. Francis Purcell, an Irish country priest whose interests extended to the gathering of old local legends.  In this tale, Terrance Neil, local handyman and bone-setter, encounters a rather bad-tempered spirit who sets him a rather onerous and distasteful task.

The recording is accompanied by an eBook essay, reflecting on the story's influences and legacy, written by Le Fanu authority, Jim Rockhill.