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The Necklace

September 18, 2020

The Necklace

"Suddenly she discovered, in a black satin box, a superb diamond necklace, and her heart began to beat with uncontrolled desire. Her hands trembled as she took it. She fastened it around her neck, over her high-necked dress, and stood lost in ecstasy as she looked at herself."

Guy de Maupassant's classic story read by Scottish actor / voiceover artist Wendy Lap. 

Music: Johann Strauss's Auf Ferienreisen, Polka Schnell, Op. 133 performed by the Wiener Philharmoniker.

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