A young man wins a fortune in a disreputable gambling-house in Paris, gets drunk with an old soldier and then fears for his life.
A short story from William Wilkie Collins, the author of The Woman in White and The Moonstone, originally published in 1852 in Household Words, a magazine edited by Charles Dickens.
Read by Michael Robert-Brown. michaelrobertbrown.com
Also Michael Robert-Brown from Arbery Podcasts: two comic stories from Anton Chekhov: The Slanderer & A Work of Art
Title image: Konstantin Korovin