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July 17th, 2015
Episode 77 of 163 episodes
The Louvre is robbed by one of its own workers. When questioned, the caliginous thief tells a tale of ancient Egypt, and a love that transcends all of their ancient mysteries. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, today on The Classic Tales Podcast. Welcome to The Classic Tales Podcast. Thank you for listening. Preorders for The Last of the Mohicans, by James Fennimore Cooper, will begin next week. Set in 1757; join the peerless Hawkeye as he pits wits with one of the most diabolical villains in literature – the abominable Magua. If you enjoy The Classic Tales Podcast, please consider becoming a monthly financial supporter. It only costs 5 dollars a month. In return, we give you a coupon code for 6 dollars off anything in the store – every month! With our bestsellers already 30% off, you can get many of our titles for only $.99 cents when you use your monthly code. It’s a great value, and a great way to build your classic literature library. Join today! The Egyptian deity spelled T-h-o-t-h is pronounced, “tote” by the Egyptians. Though in the original movie of The Mummy and elsewhere in popular American culture it is pronounced “thawth”, I have chosen to use the Egyptian pronunciation for this reading. I may be wrong, but that’s what my research indicates. This is Doyle’s second tale of death defying Egyptian mummies. The other is Lot Number 246, now available for free at www.thebestaudiobooks.com. And now, The Ring of Thoth, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle