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Edgar Allan Poe - The Complete Short Stories | [Edgar Allan Poe]

Edgar Allan Poe - The Complete Short Stories

All of Edgar Allan Poe’s great short stories in one 16-hour collection.
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Publisher's Summary

Here are all of Edgar Allan Poe’s great short stories in one 16-hour collection. Also includes "The Raven". Stories included are:

  • "The Angel of The Odd"
  • "Berenice"
  • "The Black Cat"
  • "The Cask of Amontillado"
  • "The Maelstrom"
  • "Eleanora"
  • "The Facts in the Case Of M. Valdemar"
  • "The House of Usher"
  • "Hop Frog"
  • "Imp of the Perverse"
  • "Island of the Fay"
  • "Ligiea"
  • "Man of the Crowd"
  • "Message in a Bottle"
  • "The Masque of the Red Death"
  • "Mesmeric Revelation"
  • "The Murders in the Rue Morgue"
  • "Never Be the Devil Your Head"
  • "The Oval Portrait"
  • "The Pit and the Pendulum"
  • "The Premature Burial"
  • "The Purloined Letter"
  • "Silence - A Fable"
  • "Some Words with a Mummy"
  • "The Spectacles"
  • "The System of Doctor Tarr and Professor Feather"
  • "The Tell Tale Heart"
  • "William Wilson"
  • "The Raven"

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(P)2011 Trout Lake Media

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    Rebecca 11-10-12
    Rebecca 11-10-12 Member Since 2009

    Love to read, and Audible has made the two-hour daily commute enjoyable!

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    "The Many Sides of Poe"

    Edgar Allen Poe's writing was more varied than I thought. This collection has his 28 short stories plus the poem "The Raven".

    I was pleasantly surprised by some of his humorous stories - such as "The Angel of Odd", "Some Words with a Mummy" and "The Spectacles". I also really enjoyed his Dupin stories that were predecessors of the detective genre and said to directly influence Arthur Conen Doyle's Sherlocke Holmes ("The Rue Morgue" and "The Purloined Letter").

    But Poe is at his best with gothic horror - "The Tell Tale Heart", "The Black Cat", "The Pit and the Pendulum", and more.

    Audio book is recent (2011) and narrated very well by Bob Thomley.

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    nina MILLEDGEVILLE, GA, United States 02-14-12
    nina MILLEDGEVILLE, GA, United States 02-14-12
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    "Wow."
    Would you listen to Edgar Allan Poe - The Complete Short Stories again? Why?

    Yes, many times


    What other book might you compare Edgar Allan Poe - The Complete Short Stories to and why?

    Poe was the Stephen King of his time.


    What about Bob Thomley’s performance did you like?

    He put much feeling into all the characters


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    No but I could not stop in the middle of a story


    Any additional comments?

    Man what a sick mind this man had to come up with these stories.

    3 of 5 people found this review helpful
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    Mark Fullman 09-02-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Poe is awesome"

    Narration did not deter the greatness of Poe. The characters were portrayed accurately. Audible books are a great idea.

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    Baba 07-31-15
    Baba 07-31-15 Member Since 2015
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    "An impressive collection"

    To be honest, I greatly enjoy the tales of Edger Allen Poe. I had high exceptions for this however I feel a bit let down. It is not a mater of story it's a matter of the narration. The Narrator in my eyes was unable to hold my attention...
    If you are interested in investing 16 hours and chance keep in mind that reading another book at the same time would be highly recommended.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Amazon Customer Visalia, CA United States 03-17-15
    Amazon Customer Visalia, CA United States 03-17-15

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    "Love me some EAP!"

    All stories of course outstanding. Thomley does a fine job reading. No real performance. Recommended.

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    Gina Johnson 02-18-15
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    "Not pleased"
    Would you try another book from Edgar Allan Poe and/or Bob Thomley?

    Edgar yes, Bob no. The narration was hard to follow and he lost me. The language in these stories needs someone who doesn't race through and mispronounce words.


    How could the performance have been better?

    Pronunciations were poor, and he went far too fast. I found myself losing interest in the story simply because of the narration. The man's voice is fine and pleasant enough, but the flow just did not work for me.


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Romeo421 01-23-15
    Romeo421 01-23-15 Member Since 2014

    Hi

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    "great collection of stories everyone should read"

    Edgar Allan Poe is a phenomenal writer. Bob Thomley is great at narrating these classics. this collection should be in everyone's audible library. I do wish they would split it up so you could find specific stories to relisten to.

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    Kristian Szabo 05-07-14
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    "Narrator made me turn it off..."
    Who would you have cast as narrator instead of Bob Thomley?

    I would have preferred anyone else than Bob Thomley.. I literally changed to the radio after 15 minutes because I couldn't listen to him mispronounce words and read like someone who would rather be doing something else.


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Dan Perrysburg, OH, United States 05-06-14
    Dan Perrysburg, OH, United States 05-06-14 Member Since 2012
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    "Exceptionally Disappointing Listen"
    What disappointed you about Edgar Allan Poe - The Complete Short Stories?

    Difficult listen. Unnecessarily complex and therefore not entertaining.


    What could Edgar Allan Poe have done to make this a more enjoyable book for you?

    This is not about the author, but instead the delivery.


    How could the performance have been better?

    More straight forward representation of Poe's works.


    If you could play editor, what scene or scenes would you have cut from Edgar Allan Poe - The Complete Short Stories?

    Shortly after beginning a listen to audio-book, I put it away. It was not memorable other than for my disappointment with having made this purchase.


    Any additional comments?

    I chose this selection with the hope that I might experience some escape from daily complications and instead found that I had jumped from the frying pan into the fire. Just not fun!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    F3EN PERU, IN, United States 04-14-14
    F3EN PERU, IN, United States 04-14-14 Member Since 2013

    Hello, My name is Levi Brousseau. I'm on a life long mission to find stories that blow my mind.

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    "He's just a POE boy, from a POE family"
    What did you love best about Edgar Allan Poe - The Complete Short Stories?

    this offered everything i love about POE.


    Any additional comments?

    If you like Edgar allen Poe at all, you will definatly love this stories. check it out.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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