Featured on Radiogram, 11/1/17

Oct 30, 2017

Kim, by Rudyard Kipling, chapter 1.... this version is read by Adrien Praetzellis, downloaded from Librivox  Kim is a fabulous adventure story set in India during the former British Empire. It tells the story of a street-wise but (in typical Kipling fashion) highly moral Anglo-Indian boy who becomes enmeshed the “the Great Game” -– the competition between Britain and Russia for control over Asia. Taking time off from his role as the traveling companion of an aged Tibetan lama, the boy is trained as a spy, matches wits with various evildoers, and wins out in the end. So much more than just a spy story, Kim is one of the most enjoyable books that you will ever read -- or have read to you.---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------AND... 

Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

This is the part 2 of the Willamette Radio Workshop's 2004 production.This award winning production of Mary Shelly's Frankenstein, adapted by Cynthia McGean is a full-blooded masterpiece. A tale of science and passion, creation and betrayal, love, loss and horror.


The cartoon graphic is from a page about Mary Shelley's writing of Frankenstein at Gavin Aung Than's remarkable blog, Zen Pencils. His work & range are awesome!  Check out a few of his comic versions of notable quotes.