In our second special episode, we read The Little Mermaid by Hans Christian Andersen. A tale of love and loss on land and sea, join us round the fire to hear the original, unabridged story in all its grim detail.
Afterwards, in trying to decipher this strange tale we take a brief look at the history of mermaids, before finding some unexpected answers in the extraordinary life of Hans Christian Andersen himself.
Episode Length: 2 hours 15 mins 57 seconds
Orinigal publication: July 25 2022
Theme music: Bicycle Waltz by Goodbye Kumiko
Other music: Ravel's Pavane Pour Une Infante Défunte (Pavane For A Dead Princess), performed by Detroit Symphony Orchestra // Ravel's Miroirs - III. Une barque sur l'ocean (A Boat On The Ocean).