Keawe, a young Hawaiian sailor, is tempted into buying an enchanted bottle that will grant his every wish. There's a catch; if the owner dies before selling it on, his soul will burn in hell forever. Keawe reasons that the bottle should be easy enough to pass on once he has gained his heart's desire - but it must be sold at a loss, and the price drops with every trade...
Read by Ian McDiarmid
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson
Abridged by Kirsteen Cameron
Produced by Kirsteen Cameron.