Cover image for Classic chilling tales. Volume 2
Title:
Classic chilling tales. Volume 2
Author:
Donovan, Anthony.
Publication Information:
[Place of publication not identified] : Naxos AudioBooks Ltd., [1995]

â„—1995
Physical Description:
2 audio discs (2 hrs. 27 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
General Note:
Compact discs.

Contains works by Edgar Allan Poe, M. R. James, Ambrose Bierce, Oscar Wilde, Charles Dickens. Specific authors are not credited to specific titles on the container.

Compact disc.
Language:
English
Contents:
Rats -- The locked room -- The raven -- The birthday of the Infanta -- The bull-fight -- The little dwarf -- The well-bred flowers -- The throne-room -- A tough tussle -- The figure -- Berenice -- To muse in meditation -- The teeth -- No. 1 Branch line, the signalman -- The bell -- A remarkable coincidence -- What to do?
Added Author:
ISBN:
9789626340493
Format :
Audiobook on CD

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Status
Williamsville Library XX(1079440.1) V.2 Adult Audiobook on CD Audiobooks
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Summary

Summary

From a fearful beast to a murderous obsession, from the fear of an invisible presence to malevolent magic, these chilling tales contain all manner of disconcerting phenomena.


Author Notes

Edgar Allan Poe was born in Boston, Massachusetts on January 19, 1809. In 1827, he enlisted in the United States Army and his first collection of poems, Tamerlane and Other Poems, was published. In 1835, he became the editor of the Southern Literary Messenger. Over the next ten years, Poe would edit a number of literary journals including the Burton's Gentleman's Magazine and Graham's Magazine in Philadelphia and the Broadway Journal in New York City. It was during these years that he established himself as a poet, a short story writer, and an editor. His works include The Fall of the House of Usher, The Tell-Tale Heart, The Murders in the Rue Morgue, The Mystery of Marie Roget, A Descent into the Maelstrom, The Masque of the Red Death, and The Raven. He struggle with depression and alcoholism his entire life and died on October 7, 1849 at the age of 40.

(Bowker Author Biography)


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