Mon, 25 January 2010
Mon, Jan 25 2010
Mister Ron's Basement #1572
Our Monday novel serialization is Stephen Leacock's 1912 masterpiece, 'Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town.'
Every single chapter of this book is wonderful!
If you haven't heard the first and second Chapters yet, go back and listen to them first. You'll find them in the Stephen Leacock Index below.
Today we take an exciting (for Mariposa) trip on Lake Wissanotti on board the Mariposa Belle, in 'The Marine Excursions of the Knights of Pythias.'
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Time: approx forty-one and a half minutes
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