Ep. 646, The Bell and the Fog, by Gertrude Atherton


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What happens when an author fills is the seemingly simple gaps in the history of a girl who lived 200 years ago? Gertrude Atherton, today on The Classic Tales Podcast.

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Today’s episode is by the prolific Gertrude Atherton. We heard another of her stories earlier in March – The Dead and the Countess.

Today’s story, The Bell and the Fog, is a well-crafted short story with some gothic elements. It takes place on a large English estate, there are hints of darkness and the occult here and there, but the style of the writing, and the subtlety of the strong women is what I particularly enjoyed.

And now, The Bell and the Fog, by Gertrude Atherton

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