Edgar Allan Poe
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Edgar Allan Poe

Author, poet, and literary critic, Edgar Allan Poe is credited with pioneering the short story genre, inventing detective fiction, and contributing to the development of science fiction. However, Poe is best known for his works of the macabre, including such infamous titles as The Raven, The Pit and the Pendulum, The Murders in the Rue Morgue, Lenore, and The Fall of the House of Usher. Part of the American Romantic Movement, Poe was one of the first writers to make his living exclusively through his writing, working for literary journals and becoming known as a literary critic. His works have been widely adapted in film. Edgar Allan Poe died of a mysterious illness in 1849 at the age of 40.

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    • Edgar Allan Poe - The Complete Short Stories

    • By: Edgar Allan Poe
    • Narrated by: Bob Thomley
    • Length: 16 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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      4 out of 5 stars 909
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    Here are all of Edgar Allan Poe’s great short stories in one 16-hour collection....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A rare treat.

    • By J.G. on 07-23-11

    Regular price: $7.69

    • The Fall of the House of Usher

    • By: Edgar Allan Poe
    • Narrated by: William Roberts
    • Length: 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 87
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    This is a story from the Fall of the House of Usher collection....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • great

    • By Alma Y. on 01-14-18

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    • The Masque of the Red Death

    • By: Edgar Allan Poe
    • Narrated by: David Ian Davies
    • Length: 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 35
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 27
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    Prince Prospero invites several dozen of the local nobility to his castle for protection against an oncoming plague, the Red Death. Prospero orders his guests to attend a masked ball....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • mediocre

    • By Krystal on 10-20-17

    Regular price: $2.79

    • The Works of Edgar Allan Poe, Volume 2

    • By: Edgar Allan Poe
    • Narrated by: Bernard Setaro Clark
    • Length: 10 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 11
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 9
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    A collection of classic works by Edgar Allan Poe, American author, poet, editor, and literary critic....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Warning: Missing portions of the original text

    • By Amazon Customer on 07-26-14

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Works of Edgar Allan Poe, Volume 3

    • By: Edgar Allan Poe
    • Narrated by: Tim Habeger
    • Length: 12 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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      3 out of 5 stars 25
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    A collection of classic works by Edgar Allan Poe, American author, poet, editor, and literary critic....

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    • By Amy C Ingram on 10-09-12

    Regular price: $8.40

    • Hop-Frog

    • By: Edgar Allan Poe
    • Narrated by: Chris Lutkin
    • Length: 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    First published in an 1849 edition of The Flag of Our Union, "Hop-Frog" is a revenge tale akin to "The Cask of Amontillado"....

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    • The Raven

    • By: Edgar Allan Poe
    • Narrated by: Roy Macready
    • Length: 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 10
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    The narrator is in deep sorrow, mourning his lost love, and is slowly sinking into despair when he is visited by a talking raven from whom he seeks comfort and hope, but whose only utterance....

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    • The Black Cat

    • By: Edgar Allan Poe
    • Narrated by: Michael Troy
    • Length: 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    "The Black Cat" is a short story by American writer Edgar Allan Poe. It was first published in the August 19, 1843, edition of The Saturday Evening Post...

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    • Poe's Detective

    • The Dupin Stories
    • By: Edgar Allan Poe
    • Narrated by: Bronson Pinchot
    • Length: 4 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 25
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 23

    Edgar Allan Poe is the undisputed "Father" of the Detective story and his Detective C. Auguste Dupin set the stage for eccentric, logic-wielding sleuths like Sherlock Holmes and Hercule Poirot.....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Stop The Music!

    • By david d. on 03-27-11

    Regular price: $13.96

    • The Tell-Tale Heart and Other Stories (AmazonClassics Edition)

    • By: Edgar Allan Poe
    • Narrated by: Malcolm Hillgartner
    • Length: 10 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
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    Edgar Allan Poe elevated the gothic story, developed the unreliable narrator, recast psychological terror, and reveled in both the horror and the supernal beauty of death. From Poe's rich, unrivaled imagination comes a collection of his most masterful works....

    Regular price: $6.99

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