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Season 1 Episodes

Episode image is a detail from the cover of The Hosts Of Rebecca by Alexander Cordell, published in 1965 by Pan Books.

Episode image is a detail from the cover of The Hosts Of Rebecca by Alexander Cordell, published in 1965 by Pan Books.

Think of all those old books you find in other people’s houses or on second-hand book stalls. There must be thousands, perhaps millions of books that have been read and then put away or sold on. Each book contains its own world of characters and situations and there is not enough time in the world for one person to read all of them. There might, however, be enough time for somebody to read just the first page…

This episode was recorded at the Wilton Way Café for London Fields Radio, which you can find out more about here.

You can listen to this episode on Mixcloud here.

Episode released: March, 2012.

Book listing:

The Hosts Of Rebecca by Alexander Cordell

Microbes and Man by John Postgate

Snowflake by Paul Gallico

Introduction to The Fontana Book of Great Ghost Stories by Robert Aickman

The Travelling Grave by L.P. Hartley

Links:

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London Fields Radio

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