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
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    Here are all of Edgar Allan Poe’s great short stories in one 16-hour collection....

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    • By J.G. on 07-23-11

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    • 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 96
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    This is a story from the Fall of the House of Usher collection....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent short story

    • By Brandy Kara Kratzer on 09-06-17

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    • 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
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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....

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    • The Raven and Other Poems [Classic Tales Edition]

    • By: Edgar Allan Poe
    • Narrated by: B. J. Harrison
    • Length: 23 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Dive into a fantastic selection of poetry from the great Edgar Allan Poe. Includes "The Raven", "The Sleeper", "Bridal Ballad", "The City in the Sea", "Dreams", "El Dorado", and "Annabel Lee"....

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    • By Anonymous User on 07-21-18

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    • The Fall of the House of Usher

    • By: Edgar Allan Poe
    • Narrated by: Michael Scott
    • Length: 50 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This is a tale of an old man, Roderick Usher, who is being driven mad after his sister died and was entombed in a vault in the basement...

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Poe, man. Poe.

    • By Bill on 10-01-18

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    • The Murders in the Rue Morgue

    • By: Edgar Allan Poe
    • Narrated by: Kerry Shale
    • Length: 1 hr and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    Auguste Dupin, investigator extraordinaire, was the remarkable creation of Edgar Allan Poe....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Suspense at its finest

    • By Webb Patterson on 04-16-18

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    • The Raven

    • By: Edgar Allen Poe
    • Narrated by: Don Aday
    • Length: 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Performance
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    Edgar Allen Poe's masterful poem, The Raven, is a strange and haunting story of lost love....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • classic

    • By Amazon Customer on 12-14-17

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    • The Gold-Bug

    • By: Edgar Allan Poe
    • Narrated by: Chris Lutkin
    • Length: 1 hr and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The grand-prize winner of a writing contest sponsored by the Philadelphia Dollar Newspaper, "The Gold-Bug" was one of Poe's most popular stories during his lifetime....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting

    • By Joseph A. Ciecierega on 03-13-18

    Regular price: $4.89

    • The Pit and the Pendulum

    • By: Edgar Allan Poe
    • Narrated by: David Ian Davies
    • Length: 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 8
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      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
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    In "The Pit And The Pendulum" author Edgar Allan Poe weaves the story of a prisoner of the Spanish Inquisition, tried and condemned to death and locked in a horrific torture chamber....

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    • Annabel Lee

    • By: Edgar Allan Poe
    • Narrated by: Glenn Hascall
    • Length: 2 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This is a poem that shows passion for the one you love can be more than any temporary feeling....

    Regular price: $7.13

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