Padgett Powell is an acclaimed writer of very stylised fiction and, in this short work, he weaves curious statements in a truly haunting manner.
It's an amusing sonata of bizarre commands by the award-winning author. Three voices provide the listener with seemingly random instructions to a soundtrack of American music.
This is a companion piece to the writer's The Interrogative Mood, broadcast last week.
The readers are Liza Ross, Garrick Hagon and Robert Ravelli.
Directed by Chris Thompson
A Heavy Entertainment production for BBC Radio 4.