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Welcome to Voluminous, a podcast by Listening Books about literature with an audio slant.


Listening Books is a UK charity that provides audiobooks to anyone who struggles to read or hold a book due to an illness, disability, learning difficulty or mental health issue. To find out more go to

Oct 25, 2018

To celebrate 200 years of Frankenstein, Listening Books staff member Abigail Jaggers spoke with our host Jessica Stone about the bizarre life of Mary Shelley. They also go into detail about why the story of Frankenstein is simply amazing and why you may feel you have read it without actually having read it.


Oct 11, 2018

This is Voluminous, a book podcast with an audio slant.

For the start of our first series, host Jessica Stone delves into the dingy depths of horror with two members of the Listening Books staff: Claire Bell and Nik de Garis. They will answer questions such as:

- What makes a horror story a horror?

- Is it the actions...