A Walk in the Dark: Hear a Dramatization of Arthur C. Clarke’s 1950s Story

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Mind Webs, a 1970’s radio series cre­at­ed by WHA Radio in Wis­con­sin, fea­tured dra­ma­tized read­ings of clas­sic sci fi sto­ries by the likes of Ursu­la Le Guin, Ray Brad­bury and Philip K. Dick. You can learn more about the series, and access a com­plete set of record­ings here. Below, we’ve high­light­ed for you a 28 minute drama­ti­za­tion of an Arthur C. Clarke sto­ry, “A Walk in the Dark,” which was orig­i­nal­ly pub­lished in 1950. The record­ing will give you a good taste of what Mind Webs was all about. “A Walk in the Dark” is now added to our col­lec­tion: 1,000 Free Audio Books: Down­load Great Books for Free.

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