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August 7th, 2015
Episode 80 of 167 episodes
A country doctor discovers the spacious house of a Baron. The curious thing is, everything inside and outside of the house, down to the very clothing of the noble residents, is all of the same color – white. Mary Fortune, today on The Classic Tales Podcast. Welcome to The Classic Tales Podcast. Thank you for listening. Preorders are still available for The Last of the Mohicans, by James Fenimore Cooper. I’m sorry this one is taking me such a long time. I hope to get it released next weekend. http://store.thebestaudiobooks.com/the-last-of-the-mohicans-by-james-fenimoore-cooper-audiobook-download-p215.aspx Preorder today and save $3 off the retail price of $15.99. Classic Tales Financial Supporters can use their coupon codes and get the complete audiobook for only $7 bucks. This audiobook is estimated to be around 15-16 hours long. Preorder your copy today! Well, I have to apologize for my cavalier manner of dismissing the Germanic people who settle in Transylvania. Sorry about that. It was actually quite common to run across people of Germanic descent in Transylvania. I really should have checked before I went on my little tirade. Sorry about that. Today’s story is by Mary Fortune, one of the first female crime writers in the world. She was a prolific writer, immigrating to Australia from England in 1855. There she began writing stories for the local newspapers, using various pseudonyms. The White Maniac: A Doctor’s Tale was first published in 1867 under the pseudonym “Waif Wander”. And now, The White Maniac: A Doctor’s Tale, by Mary Fortune.