King Pest

King pest subtitled An allegory is a fantastic account by the American writer Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) who with excellent humor narrates a night of terror, taking on the...

William Wilson

‘William Wilson’ is an 1839 short story by Edgar Allan Poe, set in London. The author explores the theme of the evil twin, as a precursor to later tales like ‘Markheim’ by...

The Cask Of Amontillado

Experience one of Poe’s classics with crisp, clear audio. Listen to our whole collection of Poe’s top stories: The Black Cat, The Cask of Amontillado, The Raven, The...

Tales Of The Grotesque And Arabesque ii

Teeming with melancholy and vampirism, verging on the sanity’s uttermost rim, Poe’s characters often fall victims to supernatural happenings. Men wishing for their wife’s...

The Black Cat

A story by Edgar Allan Poe, about a black cat, or rather two black cats. The narrator relates his own story, about how he deteriorated from a man who loved animals, to a cruel...

The Businessman

"The Business Man" is a short story by Edgar Allan Poe about a businessman boasting of his accomplishments. It was published in February 1840 in Burton's Gentleman's Magazine. The...

The Romantic Writings of Edgar Allan Poe

Not often thought of as a romantic, Poe nonetheless captured the beauty of love in many of his works. In this collection, Poe offers his short poem, aptly titled, "Romance",...

The Fall of House of Usher

"The Fall of the House of Usher" is a narrative short story by American writer Edgar Allan Poe, first published in 1839 in Burton's Gentleman's Magazine before being included in...

The Masque of the Red Death

“The Masque of the Red Death”, originally published as “The Mask of the Red Death: A Fantasy” (1842), is a short story by Edgar Allan Poe. The story follows Prince...

MS. Found in a Bottle 1 of 2

"MS. Found in a Bottle" is an 1833 short story by American writer Edgar Allan Poe. The plot follows an unnamed narrator at sea who finds himself in a series of harrowing...

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