Episode 152 – Negotium Perambulans

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It’s giant scary worm time! Dig on Negotium Perambulans by E.F. Benson!

Special thanks to our reader, Jason Rainbird!

Hey, let’s say you were over at bookdepository.com picking up Deadbeats. You could also pick up Shotguns v Cthulhu, featuring stories by your two hosts as well as many other mythos greats!

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Up next – Ambrose Bierce month! We start with The Damned Thing, then move on to The Death of Halpin Frayser.

Post Comment 2 comments on “Episode 152 – Negotium Perambulans

  • Eric Topp on

    You guys seem hung-up on the frequent mentions of servants in these 19th century stories. Domestic servants were commonplace among middle-class households up until the First World War.

  • Rob B on

    “I ate my dinners” is a reference to the practice whereby, in order to qualify as a barrister, one had to join and dine a certain number of times at one of the ‘Inns of Court’. This remains part of the qualification process today.

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