Famous Impostors

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Aliases. Fraudsters. Confidence tricksters. People pretending to be what they are not, for financial, political or personal gain. Fiction is filled with them to entertain us; but would not be anywhere near as believable if such people had not, in reality, existed since time immemorial. In this work, the famous Bram Stoker throws light on just a few such people, who have tricked their way into the annals of history. - Summary by Lynne Thompson (8 hr 48 min)


Preface 7:49 Read by Bridget Paul
Pretenders - Perkin Warbeck; The Hidden King 42:20 Read by Ann Boulais
Pretenders - Stephan Mali; The False Dauphins 27:30 Read by Ross Klatte
Pretenders - Princess Olive 30:16 Read by Ross Klatte
Practitioners of Magic 51:45 Read by Lynne T
The Wandering Jew 24:41 Read by Kathleen Moore
John Law 37:42 Read by Lynne T
Witchcraft and Clairvoyance - Witches; Doctor Dee; La Voisin 43:27 Read by Ross Klatte
Witchcraft and Clairvoyance - Sir Edward Kelley; Mother Damnable; Matthew Hopki… 36:04 Read by Ross Klatte
Arthur Orton (Tichborne claimant) 46:29 Read by OCTL7
Women as Men 31:21 Read by Availle
Hoaxes, etc. 27:09 Read by Ross Klatte
Chevalier D'Eon 19:44 Read by Pamela Nagami
The Bisley Boy Part 1 30:43 Read by Anna Simon
The Bisley Boy Part 2 40:45 Read by Anna Simon
The Bisley Boy Part 3 31:12 Read by Anna Simon