Steven Varnum

Wilmington, North Carolina, US • 4:58 PM Local Time

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Steven Varnum

Category Audiobooks
Language English (Scottish)
Voice Age Middle Aged (35-54)
Description An excerpt form George MacDonald's book The Princess and the Goblin. I performed this for Voices.com's Mission Audition and was the winning entry.
Transcript Note: Transcripts are automatically transcribed and may contain errors.
Perhaps my readers may be wondering what the goblins could be about working all night long seen they never carried up the Oran sold. But when I have informed them concerning what Kurdi learned the very next night, they will be able to understand. For Curly had determined if his father would permit him to remain there alone this night and for two reasons. First, he wanted to get extra wages in order that he might buy a very warm red petticoat for his mother, who had begun to complain of the Gold Mountain air sooner than usual this autumn. And second, he had just a faint glimmering of hope, finding out what the goblins were about under his window the night before when he told his father he made no objection for he had great confidence in his boys courage and resources. I'm sorry to say I can't stay with you, said Peter, but I want to go pay the person a visit this evening, and besides, I've had a bit of a headache all day. I'm sorry for that, father said Qwerty. Oh, it's not much. You'll be sure to take care of yourself, won't you? Yes, Father. I will. I'll keep a sharp lookout. I promise you