Cause for Hope: Michael Morpurgo Speaks to Radio 4 about the Coronavirus Outbreak

“I have come to think of the virus as that monster from the ancient Norse legend of Beowulf, Grendel,” writes Michael Morpurgo. “He’s out there now, threatening my home, my village, my family and friends”.

Michael talks about what it feels like to be hunkered down in his little cottage in Devon – waiting for coronavirus to pass.

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