Ep. 712, The Reluctant Dragon, by Kenneth Grahame
How will St. George get rid of the dragon in the cave? For, he’s not a proper dragon at all. Instead of rampaging and marauding about, this dragon writes poetry. Kenneth Grahame, today on The Classic Tales Podcast.
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App users can hear the poem “London”, by William Blake, in the special features portion for this week’s episode.
Today’s story is written by Kenneth Grahame, who also wrote The Wind in the Willows. The Reluctant Dragon first appeared as a chapter in his book Dream Days. The story takes place in the Berkshire Downs in Oxfordshire, where the author lived and where, according to legend, St. George did fight a dragon.
And now, The Reluctant Dragon, by Kenneth Grahame.