FROM THE GREAT LIBRARY OF DREAMS PODCAST

FROM THE GREAT LIBRARY OF DREAMS PODCAST

By Jim Moon
Welcome to the the Great Library of Dreams Podcast, where we present readings of classic tales of the weird and the wonderful! Here you will find stories of the magical, the mysterious, the marvelous, and the macabre!
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FROM THE GREAT LIBRARY OF DREAMS 004 - Seaton's Aunt by Walter de la Mare

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FROM THE GREAT LIBRARY OF DREAMS 015 - What the Scarecrow Said by Vachel Lindsay
A little chill for a summer night, a weird verse from poet Vachel Lindsay that may make you think twice before wandering by cornfields after sunset...
08:35
July 3, 2020
FROM THE GREAT LIBRARY OF DREAMS 014 - The Man Who Went Too Far by EF Benson
As it is midsummer - a time of magic and mystery - we have a tale of sunlit horror from the great EF Benson. In The Man Who Went Too Far we discover ancient and terrifying powers are very much alive and well in the heart of the English countryside. DIRECT DOWNLOAD
1:15:42
June 20, 2020
FROM THE GREAT LIBRARY OF DREAMS 013 - The Moor Ghost by Robert E Howard
In this little show we have an eerie poem from Robert E Howard. While he is best known as the creator of Conan the Barbarian and other two-fisted heroes, Howard also wrote a great deal of verse, much of it on weird and fantastic themes. The poem in this podcast takes us back England in years gone by, the days when gibbets still stood at crossroads...  DIRECT DOWNLOAD
11:39
June 12, 2020
FROM THE GREAT LIBRARY OF DREAMS 012 - The Colour Out of Space by HP Lovecraft
Something strange falls from the skies, and a creeping terror comes to earth. Considered to be one of his best stories, here is The Colour Out of Space by HP Lovecraft, a masterful and far-sighted fusion of science fiction and horror, complete and unabridged!  DIRECT DOWNLOAD FOR THIS EPISODE
1:38:55
June 5, 2020
FROM THE GREAT LIBRARY OF DREAMS 011 - Far Below by Robert Barbour Johnson
What secrets lurk in the subway system? What horrors dwell deep in the bowels of the earth beneath our cities? Far Below by Robert Barbour Johnson has the answers!  A tale of subterranean terror which was voted by readers to be the best story ever to be published in Weird Tales ! 
44:30
May 28, 2020
FROM THE GREAT LIBRARY OF DREAMS 010 - He by Guy de Maupassant
A tale of terror from one of literature's greatest writers. Guy de maupassant wrote many novels and hundreds of short stories, and is recognised as a giant of French literature. However he also penned a series of haunting tales about the strange and the macabre. The story Lui? known either He? or sometimes The Terror asks us if we are ever truly alone, or is there an unseen other haunting us...  DIRECT DOWNLOAD
29:57
May 19, 2020
FROM THE GREAT LIBRARY OF DREAMS 009 - The Brass Murders
This week Mr Jim Moon delves into local history and folklore to unearth a true tale of crime, madness and the Devil - the strange case of the Brass Murders! DIRECT DOWNLOAD 
23:24
May 6, 2020
FROM THE GREAT LIBRARY OF DREAMS 008 - Teacups by Thom Burgess
In this show we have a tale from a modern master, Mr Thom Burgess, who has created a string of highly acclaimed ghostly graphic novels.  His latest opus, a collection of short tales entitled Nyctophobias which delivers twenty very good reasons to be scared of the dark. One story you will find in this gorgeous illustrated anthology is a deceptively innocent sounding tale called Teacups...   Get your own copy of Nyctophobias here All profits from the book go to the Australia Zoo for the care of animals affected by the Australian wildfires DIRECT DOWNLOAD
17:18
April 25, 2020
FROM THE GREAT LIBRARY OF DREAMS 007 - From Beyond by HP Lovecraft
HP Lovecraft is regarded of the one of the masters of the 20th century horror story, but a good many of his tales also contain a great deal of science fiction. And this early short tale is a prime example of how Lovecraft fused science and terror...  DIRECT DOWNLOAD
34:15
April 8, 2020
FROM THE GREAT LIBRARY OF DREAMS 006 - Dreamland by Edgar Allan Poe
Mr Edgar Allan Poe surely needs no introduction, but as well as writing a legion of classic horror tales, his poetry often went to dark and strange places too...  DIRECT DOWNLOAD
15:36
April 8, 2020
FROM THE GREAT LIBRARY OF DREAMS 005 - The Open Window by Saki
Mr HH Munro forged as successful career as a writer under his pen name Saki, and is now hailed as one of the masters of the short story.  Many of his tales contain a dark humour, and a good few ventured into the realm of the weird and the macabre. Here is a short classic by Saki detailing a most unusual haunting...  DIRECT DOWNLOAD
16:34
April 8, 2020
FROM THE GREAT LIBRARY OF DREAMS 004 - Seaton's Aunt by Walter de la Mare
While Walter de la Mare is usually best remembered as a highly respectable poet, he also wrote a good deal of fiction, and in particular, several highly individual tales of the macabre. . One such story is Seaton's Aunt, which in a  visit to a friend's quiet country house leads to some strange and haunting experiences...  DIRECT DOWNLOAD
1:47:00
April 8, 2020
FROM THE GREAT LIBRARY OF DREAMS 003 - Rats by MR James
When we talk of ghost stories, there is one man who is reckoned to the master of all - the great Mr James. And tonight we present one of his finest little creepy stories, a cautionary tale about prying into rooms that stay locked for good reason...   DIRECT DOWNLOAD
26:47
April 8, 2020
FROM THE GREAT LIBRARY OF DREAMS 002 - The Red Room by HG Wells
While the great HG Wells is best known for his pioneering science fiction, he also wrote come cracking tales of terror too. Indeed this story The Red Room is reckoned by many to be one of the most terrifying ghost stories ever written...  DIRECT DOWNLOAD
34:36
April 8, 2020
FROM THE GREAT LIBRARY OF DREAMS 001 - An Introduction
Welcome to the the Great Library of Dreams Podcast, where we present readings of classic tales of the weird and the wonderful! Here you will find stories of the magical, the mysterious, the marvelous, and the macabre!  DIRECT DOWNLOAD
08:12
April 8, 2020