Edgar Allan Poe Stories - Audio Author:Edgar Allan Poe Edgar Allan Poe remains the undisputed master of gut-twisting stories and terror and the macabre. His sinister genius has endured for more than a century and his tales build in intensity as he skillfully pulls the listener deeper into a frightening world of haunted landscapes, tormented figures and mental instability. — The incomparable Basil Rat... more »hbone performs six of Poe's best tales of horror on this recording. Included here are "The Tell-Tale Heart", a story of a man's descent into insanity: "The Fall of the House of Usher", a tale in which the mournful sighs of a not-quite-dead lady echo through the night; "The Cask of Amontillado", a notorious chronicle of revenge; "The Black Cat"; "The Masque of the Red Death"; and the nerve-wracking classic, "The Pit and the Pendulum".
Rathbone's riveting reading of these terrifying stories has been praised for its richness and intensity.
Recorded in 1954, 1959, and 1964. Remastered in 1998.
Running time: Approximately 2 hours 5 minutes.« less