Fiction Audios

Great novels are often connected-to (or based-on) real-life events. It's fun to search-for (and uncover) those connections. This Collection features fictional stories with real-life tie-ins.

Bram Stoker based his novel, Dracula, on the legend of a real person, Vlad Tepes.

Mina Murray and her friend - Lucy Westenra - have traveled to the town of Whitby in North Yorkshire, England.

In the summer of 1816, Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin - who married the poet Percy Shelley later that year - was visiting Lord Byron at his rented villa i...

Three years have passed since Victor Frankenstein created his monster.

After Victor Frankenstein refuses to create a female companion for his creature, the scientist learns just how murderously violent his monster can be.

Jane Eyre, by Charlotte Bront (1816-1855), remains popular even though it was first published in October of 1847.

Charlotte Bront once served as a governess at Stone Grappe Hall.

In Chapter III, of Jane Eyre, Mr.

Lehua, a young noble Hawaiian comes of age, the preface.

Les Miserables is a massive novel, by Victor Hugo, perennially considered one of the world's best books.

Orson Welles adapted Victor Hugo's masterpiece, Les Miserables, for the radio.

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