the hangman tales

The Hangman Tales – The Mild-Mannered Australian Solider by Claire de Sully

I'm delighted to be reading a piece I have written for Write Up Speak UP -  Wells Festival of Literature - on Oct 20th, from 7pm, along with a number of other local writers and performers. The event is curated by Bee Brook and hosted by radio presenter Simon Parkin. My piece is: The Hangman Tales - the mild-mannered Australian Soldier. This is an imagined account of the true life hanging of Verney Asser at Shepton Mallet Prison on March 5th, 1918. I have put together this story using original Read more [...]