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Edgar Allan Poe: Storyteller
Seven popular Poe stories, slightly adapted for language learners. Stories are suitable for high-intermediate and advanced learners of English. Download the e-book, MP3 or PDF.

Edgar Allan Poe: Storyteller contains seven popular Poe stories: "The Mask of the Red Death," "The Story of William Wilson," "The Fall of the House of Usher," "The Black Cat," "The Murders in the Rue Morgue," "The Tell-Tale Heart," and "The Cask of Amontillado." The stories are slightly adapted for language learners and is suitable for high-intermediate and advanced learners of English.

Author: Edgar Allan Poe
Format: E-book, MP3, Text
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Format(s): Book
Pages: 89
Size: 6 x 9 in.
GPS Invoice No: G0128-E

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Add to my library  The Mask of the Red DeathExpand

The text and audio of this story in Edgar Allan Poe: Storyteller describe a man named Prospero who isolates himself in one of his palaces to escape the deadly disease Red Death, which has been sweeping the country. However, a ghastly visitor shows up to his masquerade party uninvited.

Author: Edgar Allan Poe
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Add to my library  The Story of William Wilson Expand

The text and audio of this psychological story in Edgar Allan Poe: Storyteller describe a narrator who asks to be called "William Wilson" and tells a tale about his encounters with his mysterious doppelganger. Try as he might to escape from the haunting whisper of an unknown figure, William Wilson always comes face to face ... with himself.

Author: Edgar Allen Poe
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Add to my library  The Fall of the House of UsherExpand

The text and audio of this gothic story in Edgar Allan Poe: Storyteller describe a narrator who visits the macabre home of his childhood friend. As the narrator spends more time in the House of Usher, he discovers more within this House of Horrors.

Author: Edgar Allan Poe
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Add to my library  The Black CatExpand

The text and audio of this story in Edgar Allan Poe: Storyteller describe a man who, while telling his story on the eve of his death, proclaims that he is psychologically sound despite his drunken and violent rages. At the center of his story is his beloved black cat Pluto. After Pluto bites the narrator on the hand during one of his drunken rages, he starts to go down a violent path.

Author: Edgar Allen Poe
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The text and audio of this murder/detective story in Edgar Allan Poe: Storyteller are about a man named C. Auguste Dupin, who brillantly solves the murder of Madame L'Espanaye and Mademoiselle Camille.

Author: Edgar Allan Poe
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The text and audio of this story in Edgar Allan Poe: Storyteller are about a man who is obsessed with an elderly man's pale blue eye. During one of his late night watches of the old man, the man hears the old man's heart beating louder and louder.

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The text and audio of this story in Edgar Allan Poe: Storyteller are about a man named Montresor who wants to commit revenge against his "friend" Fortunato. Luring the wine-loving Fortunato with the promise of tasting the rare and fine wine Amontillado, Montresor leads him down beneath his palace into the bowels of the earth.

Author: Edgar Allan Poe
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