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In the Forest
- By: Edna O'Brien
- Narrated by: Stephen Rea
- Length: 6 hrs and 38 mins
In the Forest, set in the west of Ireland, is the story of a young man who shoots dead three people in a forest glade. The young man, Mich O'Kane, is "not all there in the head" as one character puts it. By puberty, he is already committing petty crimes, ending up in borstal. By the time he is back home he has also served time in a British jail and is an institutionalised criminal.
- By common reader on 20-12-08
One of the most horrifying tales I've ever come across.
'eyes like holes filled with vistas of nowhere...'