• The Murders in the Rue Morgue

  • By: Edgar Allan Poe
  • Narrated by: Kerry Shale
  • Length: 1 hr and 29 mins
  • 4.4 out of 5 stars (115 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

This is a story from the Murders in the Rue Morgue (The Dupin Stories) collection.

Auguste Dupin, investigator extraordinaire, was the remarkable creation of Edgar Allan Poe. Written in the 1840s, Poe presented the acutely observant, shrewd but idiosyncratic character who, with his chronicler, provided the inspiration for the more famous Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson.The Dupin Stories include the following:

  • "The Murders in the Rue Morgue"
  • "The Mystery of Marie Roget"
  • "The Purloined Letter"

  • ©2005 NAXOS AudioBooks Ltd. (P)2005 NAXOS AudioBooks Ltd.

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    Suspense at its finest

    Really enjoy this short story! Read, re-read and listened to it several times. Very clever, and makes one think differently because of it.

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    excellent reading of a classic

    Very well-done performance of a classic and still modern tale. The reader delineates seamlessly and undistractingly between Dupin and the narrator.

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    This man was far ahead of his time

    Edgar Allan Poe is hands down one of the best writers in history. This story is so CAPTIVATING. I couldn't even answer my phone. The narrator does a fantastic job of voice acting. I felt like I was watching an actual movie with different characters. Classic!

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    Very good old book. Poe was a good writer. Back in his day, he was one of many.

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    Superb

    Outstanding narration again. It's hard to imagine this genius writer being done any better justice.