The Dial: The First Number of the Series

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The Dial was an art magazine, which ran to five issues between 1889 and 1897. It was edited and published by Charles Ricketts and Charles Shannon from The Vale, their shared home in Chelsea, London. Contributors to this first number include the editors, R. Savage, and the poet John Gray (who is best known as the rumored inspiration for Oscar Wilde's fictional character, Dorian Gray). - Summary by Rob Marland (1 hr 49 min)


Puvis De Chavannes by Charles Ricketts 12:04 Read by Rob Marland
A Simple Story by Charles H Shannon 9:08 Read by Sonia
Les Goncourt by John Gray 16:04 Read by Rob Marland
The Great Worm by John Gray 14:42 Read by Nemo
A Glimpse of Heaven by C. Ricketts 10:39 Read by KevinS
Notes by R. Savage 10:51 Read by Rob Marland
The Cup of Happiness by C. Ricketts 27:40 Read by Rob Marland
Sensations and Apology by Unsigned and the editors 7:58 Read by Rob Marland


(5 stars)

What a delightful slice of literary fun betwixt the enlightenment intelligentsia. Bravo, readers!