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Welcome to 1001 Classic Short Stories and Tales Audio Podcast!  This is a hand-picked collection of favorites from writers like Jack London, Louisa May Alcott, Hans Christian Anderson, Edgar Allen Poe, Rudyard Kipling, and many more. I narrate the stories and often add background music and sound effects to bring the stories to life. These are suitable for the entire family, enjoyed by all ages and levels of literary experience, and often make great discussion starters for students who are just getting exposed to literature. 

For all of you who love a good story, we hope you come back again and again, and please share our show with others!

Jon Hagadorn/1001 Stories Podcast Network

 

Mar 27, 2017

This really is a tale as old as time. This is one of the two original stories that inspired "Beauty and the Beast" as we know it today. The first Beauty and the Beast was written by Gabrielle-Suzanne Barbot de Villenueve, circa 1748. This version, written about 16 years later, was an abridged version of the same, penned...


Mar 20, 2017

In this story by Jack London, set on a wharf in Honolulu circa 1900, a farewell celebration is taking place for an American Senator and his entourage, which includes his daughter, Dorothy. It is an emotional parting for her, as she has just experienced a brief affair of the heart with a young mixed race Hawaiian man,...


Mar 13, 2017

On March 15, 1783, the officers of the Continental Army that had recently defeated the greatest military power in the world at that time were meeting in Newburgh, New York, to discuss the possibility of marching on Congress to force the payment of what was owed to them for their military service. Congress was broke. The...


Mar 6, 2017

In this classic horror short story by Algernon Blackwood, a group of hunters in the north woods of Canada are stalked by a creature known to the Ojibwe Indians as The Wendigo. Music by Mattia Cupelli "Dark tension Rising" Facebook page!: https://www.facebook.com/MattiaCupell... Personal Facebook...