The Board of Governors meets again: these upstanding men have much to decide. There is the construction of the Hospital to manage, the hiring of reliable, discreet staff, the first intake of boys – and, of course, the mysterious needs of the Founder to attend to...
For readers of M.R. James and House of Leaves, ‘A Hospital for Boys’ is a short story of creeping horror, of unspoken evil and the business of dark deeds.
Alan Trotter works in London and is studying for a PhD in Glasgow.
He has written for the Guardian and McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, and previously won the Sceptre Prize for emerging writers.