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POE, E.A.: Essential Poe (The)

    

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POE, E.A.: Essential Poe (The)

Part of the Naxos AudioBooks ‘Essential’ series, this CD combines some of Poe’s best-loved ghost stories, plus a selection of poetry including The Raven and an additional biography. This audiobook features The Murders in the Rue Morgue, The Pit and the Pendulum, The Tell-Tale Heart, The Masque of the Red Death, The Cask of Amontillado, The Fall of the House of Usher, The Premature Burial and The Facts in the Case of M Valdemar.



Disc 1

  The Murders in the Rue Morgue
1.   The Murders in the Rue Morgue 00:09:36
2.   Residing in Paris during the spring… 00:05:27
3.   We were strolling one night… 00:06:53
4.   Not long after this… 00:03:45
5.   The next day's paper… 00:07:04
6.   Four of the above named witnesses… 00:09:29
7.   This is one of those miserable thoroughfares… 00:03:58
8.   'I am now awaiting,' continued he… 00:05:32
9.   'Let us now transport ourselves…' 00:07:12
10.   'The next question…' 00:03:42
11.   At these words… 00:05:54
12.   I felt a creeping of the flesh… 00:08:15


Disc 2

  The Murders in the Rue Morgue
1.   The front door of the house… 00:04:35
2.   What he stated was, in substance, this… 00:08:12
  The Pit and the Pendulum
3.   The Pit and the Pendulum 00:08:17
4.   So far I had not opened my eyes… 00:07:30
5.   In the confusion attending my fall… 00:09:31
6.   I could no longer doubt the doom… 00:07:28
7.   Scarcely had I dropped my head… 00:09:51
  The Tell-Tale Heart
8.   The Tell - Tale Heart 00:05:07
9.   I kept quite still and said nothing… 00:05:15
10.   If still you think me mad… 00:05:31


Disc 3

  The Fall of the House of Usher
1.   The Fall of the House of Usher 00:07:39
2.   Shaking off from my spirit… 00:05:43
3.   In the manner of my friend… 00:07:14
4.   I shall ever bear about me… 00:06:04
5.   I well remember… 00:07:00
6.   And now some days… 00:04:08
7.   The impetuous fury… 00:05:56
8.   Oppressed, as I certainly was… 00:06:39
  The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar
9.   The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar 00:07:40
10.   When they had gone… 00:09:45
11.   I now feel that I have reached… 00:04:44
12.   From this period… 00:03:45


Disc 4

  The Premature Burial
1.   The Premature Burial 00:06:36
2.   In the year 1810… 00:06:25
3.   The mention of the galvanic battery… 00:05:59
4.   For several years… 00:05:29
5.   From the innumerable images… 00:06:07
6.   They arrived an epoch… 00:03:48
7.   And now, amid all my infinite… 00:05:52
  The Cask of Amontillado
8.   The Cask of Amontillado 00:04:40
9.   There were no attendants… 00:05:30
10.   At the most remote end… 00:07:13
  The Masque of the Red Death
11.   The Masque of the Red Death 00:07:21
12.   But in spite of these things… 00:05:23
13.   When the eyes of Prince Prospero… 00:04:08


Disc 5

  Tamerlane
1.   Tamerlane 00:14:56
  Dreams
2.   Dreams 00:02:19
  Spirits of the dead
3.   Spirits of the dead 00:01:42
  A dream
4.   A dream 00:01:01
  The Lake
5.   The Lake 00:01:28
  The bowers whereat, in dreams I see…
6.   The bowers whereat, in dreams I see… 00:00:59
  Fairy-Land
7.   Fairy - Land 00:02:03
  To Helen
8.   To Helen 00:00:59
  Israfel
9.   Israfel 00:02:26
  Lenore
10.   Lenore 00:02:56
  Sonnet: To Zante
11.   Sonnet: To Zante 00:03:56
  Sonnet: The Haunted Palace
12.   Sonnet: The Haunted Palace 00:02:42
  Sonnet: Silence
13.   Sonnet: Silence 00:01:17
  The conqueror worm
14.   The conqueror worm 00:02:13
  Dreamland
15.   Dreamland 00:03:08
  Eulalie
16.   Eulalie 00:01:20
  The Raven
17.   The Raven 00:09:25
  Not long ago, the writer of these lines…
18.   Not long ago, the writer of these lines… 00:01:55
  Ulalume
19.   Ulalume 00:05:10
  The Bells
20.   The Bells 00:05:24
  A dream within a dream
21.   A dream within a dream 00:01:20
  For Annie
22.   For Annie 00:03:46
  To my mother
23.   To my mother 00:00:57
  Annabel Lee
24.   Annabel Lee 00:02:26


Disc 6

  Edgar Allan Poe: A Biography
1.   Edgar Allan Poe: A Biography 00:07:56
2.   Edgar Poe was born on 19 January 1809… 00:07:55
3.   Edgar Poe was a good student… 00:07:09
4.   By the end of 1828… 00:08:07
5.   The years between 1831 and 1835… 00:07:12
6.   Poe is hardly known for his journalism… 00:07:11
7.   The family moved to New York… 00:07:24
8.   Once Virginia had started to display… 00:05:52
9.   Whatever the truth… 00:05:47
10.   This tangle of emotional attachments… 00:06:28
11.   Later, while still in what can only… 00:06:57

Total Playing Time: 07:32:38






Author(s):
McMillan, Roy; Poe, Edgar Allan

Reader(s):
Chancer, John; Roberts, William; Shale, Kerry

Label: Naxos AudioBooks

Genre: Classic Fiction; Poetry

Period: Romantic

Catalogue No: NA692112

Barcode: 9789626349212

Physical Release: 12/2008

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