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Olalla
Librivox reading of Robert Louis Stevenson's gothic tale

LibriVox recording of Olalla, by Robert Louis Stevenson. Read by Elizabeth Klett.

"Olalla" was a "shilling shocker" written for the Christmas season in 1885, just before the publication of Stevenson's Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. The nameless protagonist of this Gothic tale, a wounded soldier, goes to the Spanish countryside to recuperate. He finds himself enthralled by the beautiful Olalla, the daughter of his hostess, whose family conceals a terrible secret. (Summary by Elizabeth Klett)

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  1. Part 1 (21.5Mb)
  2. Part 2 (24.6Mb)
  3. Part 3 (21.1Mb)
  4. Part 4 (23.7Mb)

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