Dracula Chapter 11Listen now (30 min) | I have plenty of accents to get my teeth into (!) this chapter. First we have Van Helsing who is becoming more and more German as…
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Dracula Chapter 10Listen now (36 min) | Dracula Chapter 10 The story progresses. Woolf points out that in England corn means wheat whereas it means maize in America. In …
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S02E30 His Beautiful Hands by Oscar CookListen now (34 min) | His Beautiful Hands By Oscar Cook This will be the second of Oscar Cook's stories we have read, the first being Boomerang. Boomer…
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Dracula Chapter 9Listen now (33 min) | Dracula Chapter 9 Another chapter made up of letters, diary entries and telegrams. Mina's letters from Hungary bring us up to dat…
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S02E30 Lady Ferry by Sarah Orne JewettListen now | Sarah Orne Jewett  Susan Foust very kindly introduced me to this story and even commissioned me to do it. By rights it's her story, but sh…
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S02E28 The Cold Embrace by Mary Elizabeth BraddonListen now (40 min) | Mary Elizabeth Braddon Another accomplished woman novelist of the Victorian period. Mary Elizabeth Braddon was born in 1835 in Lo…
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Dracula Chapter 8Listen now (35 min) | Dracula Chapter 8 A composite chapter where we begin in Whitby with the increasingly gothic wanderings of Lucy Westenra as detail…
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The majority of the archive of The Classic Ghost Stories Podcast is free and there are going on for a hundred stories (I’ve lost count) for you to list…
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Dracula Chapter 7Listen now (33 min) | Dracula Chapter 7 Notes Mare's Tails are a kind of long cloud. As idle as a painted ship on a painted ocean is a quote fro Coleri…
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S02E27 The Spider by Basil CopperListen now (33 min) | The Spider By Basil Copper @stuieburley on Twitter put me onto Basil Copper. He had recommended the Janissaries of Emilion. I'd n…
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Dracula Chapter 6Listen now (30 min) | After the lull of Chapter 5, things start to pick up a bit. We are now in Whitby. I like Whitby and I've been there many times. I…
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Dracula Chapter 5Listen now (18 min) | A change in key. We are now in England and instead of Gothic horror we have a light Victorian novel. Mina is an assistant schoolm…
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