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Tonight's bedtime tale is Persuasion by Jane Austen. This was her final completed novel published in 1817 after her death. In this episode, we are introduced to the Elliots and learn about their financial troubles. If you like this episode, please leave a review or rating on your favourite podcast app or, simply, follow the podcast. Goodnight and S…
 
Tonight's snoozy tale is The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams. This book was first published in 1922. It follows the tale of a stuffed rabbit and his desire to become real. Sweet Dreams.... If you like this episode, please leave a review or rating on your favourite podcast app or, simply, follow the podcast. We are also now on Twitter: https://…
 
Tonight's sleepy story is the War of the Worlds by H.G Wells. This science fiction classic was first published in 1897. In this episode, the narrator witnesses the explosions on the surface of Mars, and then, the Thing lands on Horsell Common. If you like this episode, please leave a review or rating on your favourite podcast app or, simply, follow…
 
Drift off to sleep with tonight's reading of two short stories by Oscar Wilde - The Remarkable Rocket and the Selfish Giant. These stories come from a collection first published in 1888. If you like this episode, please leave a review or rating on your favourite podcast app or, simply, follow the podcast. Goodnight and Sweet Dreams.... We are also …
 
Drift off to sleep with tonight's reading of the classic fairy tale, Thumbelina, from Hans Christian Andersen's fairytale collection. This story was first published in 1835 in Denmark. Follow the tiny girl's encounters with toads, beetles, and a mole. If you like this episode, please leave a review or rating on your favourite podcast app or, simply…
 
Tonight's story to help you fall asleep is The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame. This classic children's book was published in 1908. It follows the adventures of Mole, Rat, Toad, and Badger. In this episode, Mole meets Rat for the first time and has his first excursion in a boat. If you like this episode, please leave a review or rating on yo…
 
Tonight's bedtime story for adults is Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery. This classic Canadian novel was published in 1908. It follows the adventures of Anne Shirley, a red haired orphan girl, mistakenly sent to the Cuthberts on Prince Edward Island. In this episode, Rachel Lynde, the Cuthberts' nosey neighbour, finds out that they are a…
 
Tonight's bedtime story for adults is The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson. This Gothic novella was first published in 1886. In this episode, Mr. Utterson learns unsettling information about Mr. Hyde from his friend Mr. Enfield. He then begins his investigation. If you like this episode, please leave a review or ratin…
 
Tonight's story to help you sleep is the Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Brontë. This second and last novel by Anne Brontë was published in 1848 under the pseudonym Acton Bell. In this episode, Gilbert Markham writes to his friend about his first hearing about and meeting the enigmatic Mrs Graham. If you like this episode, please leave a review or …
 
Tonight's sleep story is the well-known fairy tale, Beauty and the Beast. There are so many versions of this bedtime story. This version is taken from the Blue Fairy Book by Andrew Lang, published in 1889. If you like this episode, please leave a review or rating on your favourite podcast app or, simply, follow the podcast. Goodnight and Sweet Drea…
 
Tonight's sleep story is The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Published in 1925, the novel depicts narrator Nick Carraway's interactions with mysterious millionaire Jay Gatsby and Gatsby's obsession to reunite with his former lover, Daisy Buchanan. In this episode, Nick joins Daisy and Tom for dinner and meets the aloof Jordan Baker. If you lik…
 
Tonight's bedtime story is A Study in Scarlet: a Sherlock Holmes tale by Arthur Conan Doyle. Published in 1887, this novel is the first appearance of the detective duo Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson. In this episode, Watson meets Sherlock for the first time and, later, learns about his powers of deduction. If you like this episode, please leav…
 
Tonight's sleep story is Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens. Published in 1837, this social novel explores the themes of poverty, class and injustice in 19th century England. If you like this episode, please leave a review or rating on your favourite podcast app or, simply, follow the podcast. Goodnight and Sweet Dreams.... We are also now on Twitter:…
 
Tonight's sleep story is Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte. Published in 1847, it was one of the most famous romance novels of all time. If you like this episode, please leave a review or rating on your favourite podcast app or, simply, follow the podcast. Sweet Dreams.... We are also now on Twitter: https://twitter.com/JustSleepPod and Instagram: http…
 
Tonight's bedtime story is The Time Machine by H.G Wells. Drift off to the first two chapters of the story. The Time Machine is a science fiction novella published in 1895. If you like this episode, please leave a review or rating on your favourite podcast app or, simply, follow the podcast. Sweet Dreams....…
 
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