The Best Short Stories of Edgar Allan Poe Audible –

The Best Short Stories of Edgar Allan Poe This volume contains a collection of some of the best short stories ever written by Edgar Allan Poe A master of the macabre, Poe exhibits his literary prowess in these classic short stories Contained within this volume are the following The Gold Bug, The Murders in the Rue Morgue, The Balloon Hoax, The Purloined Letter, A Descent into the Maelstrom, The Black Cat, The Fall of the House of Usher, The Masque of the Red Death, The Cask of Amontillado, The Pit and the Pendulum, and The Tell Tale Heart

10 thoughts on “The Best Short Stories of Edgar Allan Poe

  1. Haley Haley says:

    Edgar Allan Poe is definitely depressing I was really interested in the quotes starting each story Fortunately, I was able to translate some of it however, it was pretty confusing, so I had to research the rest In the end, I found that the quote before The Pit and the Pendulum says,Here

  2. Zoe Zoe says:

    You know a book s bad when you can t even bring yourself to speed read it

  3. Macy Macy says:

    The Tell Tale Heart is a story from this collection that would work well in an 8th grade classroom It involves a speaker justifying his recent murder of a man with an unusual eye It could work in tandem with The Landlady in an investigation of the horror literary genre Instead of using The Tell

  4. LauraJade LauraJade says:

    The Gold Bug read 17th 18th April 2012This is such an effortless, fluent, fantastically formed short story A curious story about a hunt for treasure, and a code breaking pirate map Great detail has gone into the execution of the tale, and I have just read that it was the apparent inspiration of R L

  5. Amanda Jane Amanda Jane says:

    I read all the stories in one nightWhat fun Mr.Poe and I have It is 2 45 am and time for me to turn out the lightI guess I will find out just how much fun it truly was or how frightening.I have a feeling it will be the latter As long as I don t think about the cat I should survive the night..fingers cro

  6. Nalini Sharma Nalini Sharma says:

    A short and satisfying read With Poe s obsession with the subject of death, this never seemed dull There isthan one premature burial The characters are, let s just say, unusual Unlike some of the most memorable characters who are dead, this book has a pulse.

  7. Arcadia Arcadia says:

    ummmmmmm, i guess i just got into the emo mood with the two last stories the narrative lost me sometimes i really really liked the tell tale heart review to be revised upon studying in class

  8. Douglas Fugate Douglas Fugate says:

    We all have our favorites.

  9. Avishek Das Avishek Das says:

    As usual it was short but not w sweetthere is an amazing balance of pain pleasure As usual it was short but not w sweetthere is an amazing balance of pain pleasure

  10. Jada & Jada & says:

    Listened to some of these on podcast and followed along in the book pit and the pendulum, the cast of red death, fall of the house of usher the podcast added to the experience still had to pause and reread a few sentences and I also found a little animation on YT for the Pit and the Pendulum which was even better bc it gav

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