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Keeping His Promise

Burning the midnight oil, a young student is forced to entertain an unwelcome and frightening visitor. Read by Matthew Marsh.

Marriott is cramming for an exam when he is disturbed by a late-night visitor, and an unexpected reminder of the past. It is an old school friend, but why is he so tired and so hungry?

Stories abridged by Robin Brooks
Read by Matthew Marsh

Producer: Clive Brill
A Pacificus production for BBC Radio 4.

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15 minutes

Last on

Tue 12 Mar 2019 00:15

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Reader Matthew Marsh
Producer Clive Brill
Abridger Robin Brooks
Author Algernon Blackwood

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