The Bat (Version 2 Dramatic Reading)


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(3.6 stars; 4 reviews)

A Mysterious killer—Man? Beast? Or devil?—spreading terror throughout a nation, flouting law and lawless alike … Curious GOINGS-ON in a house rented immediately upon the death of its owner … A WARNING to leave the house, underlined with threats of death … A SHADOW bearing one gleaming eye [ … ] Wouldn’t You Like to Know – What happens when the indomitable Miss Van Gorder refuses to be frightened from the house of murder? What nerve-shaking word is spelled out by the Ouija board? [ … ] Who is the stranger who arrives half dead? Who is the Bat?” ~ from the ad in the book. Originally published in 1926, Rinehart's entertaining mystery offers suspense and humor, and you will see evidence of that era's Asian xenophobia and Prohibition in the United States. (Summary by Lynette Caulkins)

Cast List

Narrator: Lynette Caulkins
Police Chief: JT
Millionaire: Kelly Taylor
Young Detective: Johan Supertramp
Underworld Voice: TJ Burns
City News Editor: Kirk202
News Editor Colleague: Linette
Detective Anderson: Scott Caulkins
Cornelia Van Gorder: Ciufi Galeazzi
Doctor Wells: Chris Pyle
Sally Ogden: Leanne Yau
Lizzie Allen: Jennifer Pratt
Dale Ogden: Shelly
Billy: Todd
Brooks: Patrick Glenn
Richard Fleming: EJ Wiley
Reginald Beresford: Adam Bielka
Unknown: Tommy Hersant
(7 hr 21 min)

Chapters

Dramatis Personae 1:41 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Chapter 1 - The Shadow of the Bat 23:37 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Chapter 2 - The indomitable Miss Van Gorder 28:05 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Chapter 3 - Pistol Practice 24:01 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Chapter 4 - The Storm Gathers 23:28 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Chapter 5 - Alopecia and Rubeola 27:28 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Chapter 6 - Detective Anderson Takes Charge 23:57 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Chapter 7 - Cross-Questions and Crooked Answers 20:18 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Chapter 8 - The Gleaming Eye 24:29 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Chapter 9 - A Shot in the Dark 20:52 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Chapter 10 - The Phone Call from Nowhere 23:21 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Chapter 11 - Billy Practices Jiu-Jitsu 21:52 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Chapter 12 - "I Didn't Kill Him." 22:03 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Chapter 13 - The Blackened Bag 24:04 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Chapter 14 - Handcuffs 20:24 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Chapter 15 - The Sign of the Bat 27:26 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Chapter 16 - The Hidden Room 14:15 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Chapter 17 - Anderson Makes an Arrest 16:38 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Chapter 18 - The Bat Still Flies 18:06 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Chapter 19 - Murder on Murder 19:56 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Chapter 20 - "He Is -- The Bat!" 9:47 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Chapter 21 - Quite a Collection 5:25 Read by LibriVox Volunteers

Reviews


(1 stars)

Is something wrong with this.? It keep cutting off. So disappointed because I loved the story. The readers were excellent. Should be a 5 star. Hope you can get this corrected so I can finish it.