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  • Edgar Allan Poe

    A wonderful biography of American writer Edgar Allan Poe for beginners. This biography of Poe is for people new to the life and work of the American master Poet and Short Storywriter, who perfected the horror story, and created the first examples of science fiction and detective fiction in western literature. CREDITS: Written by Sherwin Cody. Adapted and Edited by Mark Redfield. Poems by Edgar Allan Poe. Narrated by Mark...read more

  • Harold Beaver

    Brought to you by Penguin. This Penguin Classic is performed by the acclaimed comedian and actor Kevin Eldon (star of It's Kevin, Alan Partidge, Big Train, Brass Eye and Hot Fuzz) supported by Bettrys Jones, Joe Jameson and Rory Alexander. This definitive recording includes an introduction by Harold Beaver, read by Rory Alexander. One of the greatest of all horror writers, Edgar Allan Poe (1809-49) also composed pioneering tales that seized upon the scientific developments of an era marked by staggering change. In this collection of sixteen stories, he explores such wide-ranging contemporary themes as galvanism, time travel and resurrection of the dead. 'The Unparalleled Adventure of...read more

  • Edgar Allan Poe

    A new “haunted house” record just like we loved when we were growing up, but this one is special! This one, “Edgar Allan Poe’s Haunted House of Usher”, takes us on a diabolical journey through the dark creative mind of Poe as we experience some of his most chilling tales! Roderick Usher’s house is alive! And dying! Are these actual events you witness, or are they Usher’s madness come to life? Come, and visit the Haunted House of Usher and experience what lurks inside! CREDITS: Written and directed by Mark Redfield. Based on the works of Edgar Allan Poe. Sound Design and Original Music by Jennifer Rouse. Featuring the voice talents of Mark...read more

  • Edgar Allan Poe

    Edgar Allan Poe (1809 - 1849) is widely famed as one of the greatest writers of all time. He is best known for his works of horror, such as "The Tell Tale Heart." However, and this is less known, Poe also wrote many love poems. In this collection of forty-eight poems by Edgar Allan Poe we will go through a wide variety of themes, from horror and raw creepiness in "The Raven" to pure love in "A Valentine" to depression in "Alone." Throughout all of his poems Poe kept a very strong meter and rhyme scheme. This is most obvious in "The Bells." (Summary by...read more

  • Edgar Allan Poe

    Not often thought of as a romantic, Poe nonetheless captured the beauty of love in many of his works. In this collection, Poe offers his short poem, aptly titled, Romance, followed by three short but haunting love stories, Morella, Eleonora, and Ligeia, and finally, a favorite, the poem, Annabel Lee. All read by Rebecca K. Reynolds. Cover art by George Pratt.  ...read more

  • Edgar Allan Poe

    American poet, critic, and short-story writer Edgar Allan Poe is universally recognized for his cultivation of the macabre in fiction. His stories are characterized by an original kind of supernatural horror, often using the awareness of death as a catalyzing force in its own right. His tales and poems brim with psychological depth and intense imagery, made vivid through his musical language and hypnotic rhythms, which are especially captivating when heard aloud. This special audio collection features some of Poe's best known classic stories, including: 1. The Tell Tale Heart 2. Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar 3. Hop Frog 4. Murder in the Rue Morgue 5. The Masque of the Red...read more

  • Edgar Allan Poe

    The best and most revered works of famed poet and author, Edgar Allen...read more

  • Various Authors

    A glittering collection of some of the world's finest short stories, including: The Fall of the House of Usher by Edgar Allan Poe, The Necklace by Guy de Maupassant, The Mezzotint' by M. R. James, The Phantom Rickshaw' by Rudyard Kipling, The Withered Arm' by Thomas Hardy, The Model Millionaire' by Oscar Wilde, The Monkey’s Paw' by W. W. Jacobs, An Uncomfortable Bed' by Guy de Maupassant, The Mortal Immortal' by Mary Shelley, 'The Black Cat' by Edgar Allan Poe, 'Sredni Vashtar' by Saki, 'The Nose' by Nicolai Gogol, 'Regret' by Kate Chopin, 'One Thousand Dollars' by O. Henry, 'The Fly' by Katherine Mansfield, 'A Descent into the Maelström' by Edgar Allan Poe, 'The Sphinx Without a Secret'...read more

  • Edgar Allan Poe

    Edgar Allan Poe (born Edgar Poe) was born in Boston Massachusetts on January 19th 1809 and was orphaned at an early age. Taken in by the Allan family his education was cut short by lack of money and he went to the military academy, West Point where he failed to become an officer. His early literary works were poetic but he quickly turned to prose. He worked for several magazines and journals until in January 1845 The Raven was published and became an instant classic. Thereafter followed the works for which he is now so rightly famed as a master of the mysterious and macabre. In this volume we bring you some of his poetry, all less well known than his stories, but fascinating none the...read more

  • Edgar Allan Poe

    Amerika, um 1850. Der Mann ohne Gedächtnis, einst Insasse eines Irrenhauses, weiß nun, wer er ist: der Dichter Edgar Allan Poe. In Poes Grab auf dem Friedhof von Baltimore ruht ein Namenloser. Aber wer wird Poe glauben? Poe muss seine wahre Identität beweisen. Leonie will ihn nicht verlieren und ist entschlossen, ihm dabei zu helfen. Zusammen mieten sie Landors Landhaus in den nördlichen Wäldern von New York. Doch dann wird Leonie von den Schatten ihrer eigenen Vergangenheit eingeholt. Bei Nacht und Nebel flieht sie. Poe bleibt alleine zurück. 'Der Kopf des Teufels' ist die vierte Folge der neuen Geschichte aus dem großen Epos um Edgar Allan Poe. Leonie ist spurlos verschwunden....read more

  • Various Authors

    A superb collection of vintage classic short stories by some of the world's greatest storytellers. The Gold Bug by Edgar Allan Poe, The Secret Sharer by Joseph Conrad, The Unparalleled Adventures of one Hans Pfaal by Edgar Allan Poe, The Dead by James Joyce, The Venturers by O. Henry, The Telltale Heart by Edgar Allan Poe, The Mezzotint by M. R. James, The Gift of the Magi by O. Henry, Von Kempelen and his Discovery by Edgar Allan Poe, Mesmeric Revelation by Edgar Allan Poe, The Unknown Quantity by O. Henry, The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar by Edgar Allan Poe, Germans at Meat by Katherine Mansfield, The Modern Soul by Katherine...read more

  • Edgar Allan Poe

    Edgar Allan Poe (1809 - 1849) is widely famed as one of the greatest writers of all time. He is best known for his works of horror, such as "The Tell Tale Heart." However, and this is less known, Poe also wrote many love poems. In this collection of forty-eight poems by Edgar Allan Poe we will go through a wide variety of themes, from horror and raw creepiness in "The Raven" to pure love in "A Valentine" to depression in "Alone." Throughout all of his poems Poe kept a very strong meter and rhyme scheme. This is most obvious in "The...read more

  • Edgar Allan Poe

    Edgar Allan Poe (1809 - 1849) is widely famed as one of the greatest writers of all time. He is best known for his works of horror, such as "The Tell Tale Heart." However, and this is less known, Poe also wrote many love poems. In this collection of forty-eight poems by Edgar Allan Poe we will go through a wide variety of themes, from horror and raw creepiness in "The Raven" to pure love in "A Valentine" to depression in "Alone." Throughout all of his poems Poe kept a very strong meter and rhyme scheme. This is most obvious in "The...read more

  • Edgar Allan Poe

    Amerika, um 1850. Der Mann ohne Gedächtnis, einst Insasse eines Irrenhauses, weiß nun, wer er ist: der Dichter Edgar Allan Poe. In Poes Grab auf dem Friedhof von Baltimore ruht ein Namenloser. Kann Poe ein neues Leben beginnen? Oder ist die Vergangenheit stärker? 'Die Flaschenpost' ist die erste Folge von Staffel 7 und der Auftakt zur zweiten Geschichte innerhalb des großen Epos um Edgar Allan Poe. Poe versucht, ein neues Leben zu beginnen. Eines Tages findet er eine Flaschenpost. Und plötzlich legen sich die Schatten der Vergangenheit auf seinen Weg. Die Vorgeschichte von Edgar Allan Poe ist in dem Roman 'Lebendig begraben' erzählt, erschienen bei Bastei...read more

  • Edgar Allan Poe

    Amerika, um 1850. Der Mann ohne Gedächtnis, einst Insasse eines Irrenhauses, weiß nun, wer er ist: der Dichter Edgar Allan Poe. In Poes Grab auf dem Friedhof von Baltimore ruht ein Namenloser. Aber wer wird Poe glauben? Kann er seine wahre Identität beweisen? 'Landors Landhaus' ist nach der 'Flaschenpost' die zweite Folge in der neuen Geschichte aus dem großen Epos um Edgar Allan Poe. Poe und Leonie mieten Landors Landhaus in den nördlichen Wäldern von New York. Doch sie kommen dort nicht zur Ruhe: über dem Landhaus liegt ein alter Fluch. Und Leonies Vergangenheit ist dunkler, als Poe ahnt. Die Vorgeschichte von Edgar Allan Poe ist in dem Roman 'Lebendig begraben' erzählt,...read more

  • Edgar Allan Poe

    Amerika, um 1850. Der Mann ohne Gedächtnis, einst Insasse eines Irrenhauses, weiß nun, wer er ist: der Dichter Edgar Allan Poe. In Poes Grab auf dem Friedhof von Baltimore ruht ein Namenloser. Aber wer wird Poe glauben? Poe muss seine wahre Identität beweisen. Leonie will ihn nicht verlieren und ist entschlossen, ihm dabei zu helfen. Doch dann wird sie von den Schatten ihrer eigenen Vergangenheit eingeholt. 'Der Mann in der Menge' ist nach der 'Flaschenpost' und 'Landors Landhaus' die dritte Folge der neuen Geschichte aus dem großen Epos um Edgar Allan Poe. Leonie ist vor den Geistern ihrer eigenen Vergangenheit nach New York geflohen. Verzweifelt irrt sie durch die Straßen. Ein Mann...read more

  • Edgar Allan Poe

    LibriVox recording of The Works of Edgar Allan Poe, Raven Edition, Volume 4 by Edgar Allan Poe. Read by LibriVox Volunteers. This, the fourth of 5 volumes containing Poe's works, contains 22 of his short stories. Warning: Section 7, "A Predicament," contains some racial stereotypes and a word describing the race of one of the characters that is unacceptable in today's society. (Summary by...read more

  • Edgar Allan Poe

    Brought to you by Penguin. This Penguin Classic is performed by Tom Ravenscroft, radio presenter known for his work on BBC 6 Music, and Catherine Bailey, known for A Quiet Passion and The Crown, as leading roles in London Theatres. This definitive recording includes an Introduction by David Galloway. The Fall of the House of Usher and Other Writings is a collection that displays the full force of Edgar Allen Poe's mastery of both Gothic horror and the short story form. This selection of Poe's critical writings, short fiction and poetry demonstrates his intense interest in aesthetic issues, and the astonishing power and imagination with which he probed the darkest corners of the...read more

  • Edgar Allan Poe

    Edgar Allan Poe was one of the most important and influential American writers of the 19th century. He was the first author to try to make a professional living as a writer. Much of Poe's work was inspired by the events that happened around him. His poetry alone would ensure his spot in the literary canon. Poe's notable verses range from the early masterpiece “To Helen” to the dark, mysterious “Ulalume.” From “The Raven,” which made him world-famous upon its publication in 1845, to “Annabel Lee,” the posthumously published eulogy for a maiden “in a kingdom by the sea.” Most famously, Poe completely transformed the genre of the horror story with his masterful tales of...read more

  • Edgar Allan Poe

    Folge 13: Zunächst sieht es so aus, als hätte sich Poe von Leonie getrennt. Aber die Wahrheit ist eine ganz andere und bohrt sich tief in beider Seelen. Und dann taucht der verhüllte Reiter auf, der an Poes und Leonies Feinden grausam Rache nimmt. Nach und nach können Poe und Leonie erste Geheimnisse lüften - der Rest jedoch versinkt in tiefstem Schweigen. Nach langer Wartezeit - immerhin vier Folgen nachdem Folge 13 hätte erscheinen müssen - lösen wir die ersten Rätsel der mysteriösen Serie um Edgar Allan Poe und seiner Suche nach sich selbst. Wieder eine Wanderung zwischen Alptraum und Verzweiflung und dem Mut zweier Menschen, die dagegen ankämpfen. - Folge 14: Poe freundet...read more