Mon, 22 February 2010
Mon, Feb 22 2010
Mister Ron's Basement #1600
This is our 1600th Episode!
Our Monday novel serialization is Stephen Leacock's 1912 masterpiece, 'Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town.'
If you haven't yet, please do go back and start with Chapter One of this fabulous book! They're ALL worth listening to!
You'll find them in the Stephen Leacock Index below.
Today, in Chapter Seven, cupid's arrow strikes the junior teller at the Exchange Bank and the Judge's daughter in 'The Extraordinary Entanglement of Mr. Pupkin.'
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Time: approx twenty-six minutes
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