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Text source: http://gutenberg.net.au/ebooks06/0600031.txt (please only read from this text!)In the tale, written in 1927, an unnamed narrator pieces together the story of an area known by the locals as the "blasted heath" in the wild hills west of Arkham, Massachusetts. Listening to the experiences of an old man by the name of Ammi Pierce, the narrator learns the story of an uncanny calamity which befell a local farmer and his family many decades earlier. (Written by Piotr Nater with the help of Wikipedia).
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[Section number] of [The Colour Out of Space by Howard Phillips Lovecraft ]. This Legamus recording may be distributed and adapted freely for any purpose.
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Bit Rate: 128 kbps
Sample Rate: 44.1 kHz
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colouroutofspace_#_lovecraft.mp3 (all lower-case) where ## is your section number. (e.g. colouroutofspace_1_lovecraft.mp3 )
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Artist: Howard Phillips Lovecraft
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Track Number: Section Number (if sections are numbered from 1, section +1, if sections are numbered from 0)
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