There Are Precious Things



A new short story by Alison MacLeod inspired by Byrd and Tallis's sacred music. Set on the London Underground's central line seasonal worries give way to a discovery of the precious things in life.

Alison MacLeod is the author of the novels The Changeling and The Wave Theory of Angels as well as a collection of short stories Fifteen Modern Tales of Attraction. Her short fiction has also been published by Prospect, London Magazine, Pulp.Net and Virago. The Heart of Denis Noble appeared in the anthology Litmus and was shortlisted for the BBC National Short Story Award 2011.

There Are Precious Things by Alison MacLeod.

Produced by Elizabeth Allard