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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