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Young Flegg accepts the dare of climbing to the top of a disused gas tower. As his climb goes on and on, however, he becomes increasingly panicked.
This is an audio presentation of "The Vertical Tower" by William Sansom (1946). It is narrated and produced by Jasper L'Estrange for EnCrypted Classic Horror.
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About the episode:
"The Vertical Ladder" by William Sansom. First published in Good Housekeeping magazine, November 1946. It was first collected in "Something Terrible, Something Lovely" by William Sansom (1948, pub. Hogarth Press).
Credit where credit's due:
Very Low Note by Kevin MacLeod
License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseTheme music: The Black Waltz by Scott Buckley | www.scottbuckley.com.au Music promoted by https://www.chosic.com Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/Incidental music:
Spc X2x (Unseen Presence) by Kevin MacLeod
Sound effects: All sound effects sourced at Freesound.
The recording was created using Audacity and BandLab. Podcast hosted by Anchor.