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083 – In the Days of the Comet and Sleepy Nights

Sleepy Time Tales: Boring Bedtime Stories for All Ages

Release Date: 09/21/2020

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Sleepy Time Tales: Boring Bedtime Stories for All Ages

Mistress Mary quite contrary starts to explore her new home, finding some joy as well as tragedy. Tonight fall asleep as Mary learns her way around her new home in England and how different her life will be. She finds the joy of a robin, but also the sadness of tragedy and why the lord of the house locked up his late wife’s favourite garden. Story (14:18) Find The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/113 Supporting Sleepy Time Tales If you would like to support my work and help keep the podcast available and for free, there are...

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Sleepy Time Tales: Boring Bedtime Stories for All Ages

We return to Tolstoy’s early work and learn about the culture of the Cossacks, which is pretty snooze inducing to be fair.. Detailed show notes: As the young nobleman of the previous episode on this topic continues travels we learn some interesting titbits of the origins of the Cossacks in Russian culture, and what they inherited from the Tartar neighbours. Along with the place and power of women in their society. Story (15:46) Find The Cossacks: A Tale of 1852 by graf Leo Tolstoy https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/4761 Supporting Sleepy Time Tales If you would like...

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Sleepy Time Tales: Boring Bedtime Stories for All Ages

Sleep will come as the protagonists travel to Morocco and another travels through the world inside the Earth. Pellucidar is part of a series of books by Tarzan author Edgar Rice Burroughs. It’s a proto-scifi series about travelling in the hollow Earth, and it’s really not as interesting as it sounds the way I tell it. Story 15:32 Find A Study in Scarlet by Arthur Conan Doyle https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/244 Supporting Sleepy Time Tales If you would like to support my work and help keep the podcast available and for free, there are several ways you can support the...

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Sleepy Time Tales: Boring Bedtime Stories for All Ages

The famous Doctor Watson meets a prospective housemate who happens to be Sherlock Holmes, and that’s a perfect story to help you sleep. Not many know the story of the adventures of John Watson before meeting Sherlock Holmes, but he had a full and adventurous life before meeting a strange man who needs someone to help him pay the rent. But the story is over before the main adventure starts and |I’m sure sleep will have come before then. Story 16:37 Find A Study in Scarlet by Arthur Conan Doyle https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/244 Supporting Sleepy Time Tales If you...

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Sleepy Time Tales: Boring Bedtime Stories for All Ages

A new mysterious comet is in the sky, but our protagonist is more interested in his broken heart Full show notes: A strange preface leads to a story of young heartbreak in the times before the comet came. A new light is in the sky, but the protagonist is obsessed with his heartbreak. The story isn’t even close to becoming interesting before it ends, but it’s just as well because you are trying to sleep after all. Story 13:37 Find In the Days of the Comet by H. G. Wells https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/3797 Supporting Sleepy Time Tales If you would like to support...

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Sleepy Time Tales: Boring Bedtime Stories for All Ages

A murder, a mystery, you’ll still feel sleepy because a cross examination at an inquest isn’t at fun as it sounds. Detailed Episode notes: A hansom cab driver picks up a fare and ends up delivering the deceased to the police. But who was the man? Who took his life? These are mysteries that will probably go unanswered because you won’t be awake by the end! Story 14:47 Find The Mystery of a Hansom Cab by Fergus Hume on Project Gutenberg https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/4223 Supporting Sleepy Time Tales If you would like to support my work and help keep the podcast...

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Sleepy Time Tales: Boring Bedtime Stories for All Ages

We return to a previous story as the adventure heats up. But will it keep you awake? The Sydney Psychometrist, Professor Mortikali, has a new silent partner with mysterious motivations. But with the way I tell the story you may never find out what they are, and how his plans go awry. Story 15:30 Find ‘The Swampers’ on Project Gutenberg Australia http://gutenberg.net.au/ebooks06/0602701h.html Supporting Sleepy Time Tales If you would like to support my work and help keep the podcast available and for free, there are several ways you can support the show. If you...

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Sleepy Time Tales: Boring Bedtime Stories for All Ages

Tonight’s bedtime story is a tale of tragedy and betrayal. But also love and strong will. A young country woman falls for a rascal of a man and is alone to return pregnant to her family. Her brother is embarrassed by his rural family. But when tragedy after tragedy strikes he needs to take his mother and his niece to his bitter, ‘superior’ wife and set up a very tense home life. But none of that matter because you won’t get to the end of the story tonight. You’ll be fast asleep. Story 13:42 Read 'Lena Rivers by Mary Jane Holmes on Project Gutenberg ...

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Sleepy Time Tales: Boring Bedtime Stories for All Ages

This week we have a selection of short sleepy stories to help you get your night’s rest Detailed episode notes: An exciting series of short stories send you to sleep on this week's podcast. For your bedtime enjoyment we present a trio of tales of a mythological flavour. From a young boy in the Andes saving the lives of some ‘intrepid’ and careless explorers. To how the Elephant got his trunk, thanks to his insatiable curiosity, and ending with a fable of the creation of Day and Night. A Boy of the Andes By Charles F Lummis  From The Enchanted Burro    The...

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Sleepy Time Tales: Boring Bedtime Stories for All Ages

A story about a mysterious man and the magnificent gem he’s trying to sell is what you will be falling asleep to tonight.. *CW* This story is a sad one and ends in suicide. A well-known London jeweller has a mysterious guest trying to sell a magnificent gem, but any reputable dealer needs provenance and the Russian man will just not tell his history or that of the gem. It ends sadly, but I’m sure you won’t be awake enough because this one will definitely help you sleep. Story 17:16 Image by from Read Jewel Mysteries, from a Dealer's Note Book by Max Pemberton ...

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A new mysterious comet is in the sky, but our protagonist is more interested in his broken heart

Full show notes: https://sleepytimetales.net/?p=1414

A strange preface leads to a story of young heartbreak in the times before the comet came. A new light is in the sky, but the protagonist is obsessed with his heartbreak. The story isn’t even close to becoming interesting before it ends, but it’s just as well because you are trying to sleep after all.



Story 13:37

Find In the Days of the Comet by H. G. Wells

https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/3797

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