Good evening 0:00:40
Previously on… 0:01:29
Fiction: “At the Mountains of Madness” Part 3 (concluded) by H.P. Lovecraft, Narrated by Bob Neufeld 0:12:18
A few words… 1:52:34
Pleasant dreams 1:54:52
Ralph Vaughn-Williams, Symphony No. 7, “Sinfonia Antartica”
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Of course that’s meant to be Ralph Vaughan Williams and not “Vaughn Williams.”
Bob Neufeld’s professorial voice really caught on with me, though at first I thought it was a bit thin. It was a fine story, and although I saved them up to listen to them in one sitting, I did download the text you linked on the site, and eventually bought a more readable copy. The summary at the start of the second and third parts by Larry was well done and just enough to put a person right back in the story. This was my first Lovecraft story, and I am a fan now. I understand that he was regarded as very racist in his personal life, which disappoints me greatly. I suppose that is consistent with someone who fears the strange and different life forms. Though it was nice to have him shift that fear to a recognition of the more likely danger by the simian and more familiar entities.
I hope you will not hesitate to try other longer multi episode stories.
[…] Tales to Terrify did a 3 part rendition of “At the Mountains of Madness,” beautifully read by Bob Neufeld. This work is one of Lovecraft’s most famous and was a great introduction to the work for this newbie cosmic horror fan. [Part 1, Part 2, Part 3] […]
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