The Fall of the House of Usher

The Fall of the House of Usher

The Pit and the Pendulum & Other Tales of Mystery and Imagination / C Edgar Allan Poe

Downloadable Audiobook - 2003
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The horrors of the Spanish Inquisition, with its dungeon of death, and the overhanging gloom on the House of Usher demonstrate unforgettably the unique imagination of Edgar Allan Poe. Unerringly, he touches upon some of our greatest nightmares, premature burial, ghostly transformation, words from beyond the grave. Written in the 1840s, they have retained their power to shock and frighten even now.
Publisher: [Franklin, Tenn.] : Naxos AudioBooks, 2003.
Additional Contributors: Roberts, William
Contents: The Fall of the House of Usher
The Pit and the Pendulum
The Black Cat
The Facts in the Case of M Valdemar
The Cask of Amontillado
Ligeia
The Tell-Tale Heart
The Masque of the Red Death
The Premature Burial
The Raven.
Summary: The horrors of the Spanish Inquisition, with its dungeon of death, and the overhanging gloom on the House of Usher demonstrate unforgettably the unique imagination of Edgar Allan Poe. Unerringly, he touches upon some of our greatest nightmares, premature burial, ghostly transformation, words from beyond the grave. Written in the 1840s, they have retained their power to shock and frighten even now.

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