Edgar allan poe

  • Le chat noir, Le masque de la mort rouge et Le portrait ovale : trois nouvelles, qui tiennent l'auditeur en haleine et posent de façon magistrale l'univers noir de ce maître du suspens que fut Edgar Allan Poe. Avant de mourir, un meurtrier rédige sa confession : un chat noir l'a amené à l'échafaud ; une forme spectrale sème la terreur dans une salle de bal ; dans une veille demeure, un homme est emporté par la contemplation d'un portrait énigmatique... Trois histoires fantastiques, étranges et mystérieuses, écrites par l'un des plus grands génies de la littérature américaine.

  • La Lettre volée

    Edgar Allan Poe

    La Lettre volée est une nouvelle policière d'Edgar Allan Poe. Elle met en scène Auguste Dupin, qui inspirera le personnage de Sherlock Holmes. La sagacité de Dupin permettra-t-elle de remettre la main sur la lettre compromettante que la police a vainement cherchée ?
    Traduction : Charles Baudelaire.
    Durée : 47 min.

  • Metzengerstein

    Edgar Allan Poe

    En Hongrie, Le jeune débauché Baron Frédérique Von Metzengerstein s'approprie un cheval impétueux et gigantesque, « hors nature, couleur de feu », apparu mystérieusement tandis que son voisin et rival héréditaire trouvait la mort dans l'incendie de ses écuries.

  • Ligeia

    Edgar Allan Poe

    Ligeia est une femme mystérieuse de grande beauté, dotée d'un immense savoir, et d'une volonté puissante. Le narrateur nous raconte celle qui deviendra sa femme et décèdera prématurément, le plongeant ainsi dans un profond désespoir. Malgré un second mariage, le souvenir de Ligeia et de son amour extrême demeure plus vivant et plus douloureux. Lorsque sa seconde épouse décède des suites d'une étrange maladie, il choisit de veiller le corps. Seul dans la chambre mortuaire, il passe une nuit agitée qui fait de lui le témoin horrifié de multiples scènes de résurrections. Un combat contre la mort qui modifie l'aspect du cadavre...

  • Doté d'une voix chaleureuse et envoûtante, Kim VINTER vous convie à explorer l'imaginaire foisonnant et débridé d'un des maîtres du fantastique. Deux matelots ivres aux poches vides se réfugient dans un quartiers londonien condamné et interdit pour cause de peste. Ils vont y faire connaissance avec une bien curieuse assemblée, présidée par Le Roi Peste. Quant à Hop-Frog, bouffon de son état humilié par son tyran, il saura imaginer une vengeance terrible avant de tirer sa révérence. Tout l'univers bariolé d'Edgar Allan POE, peuplé de personnages fantasques et surréalistes, dans la traduction subtile de Charles BAUDELAIRE.

  • P., affascinato dall'ipnotismo, ha più volte tentato di ipnotizzare l'amico Ernst Valdemar che, grazie al suo temperamento nervoso, è un eccellente soggetto di studio. Curioso degli effetti che il mesmerismo potrebbe avere su un uomo morente, P. vuole fare un ultimo tentativo su Valdemar, poiché quest'ultimo ora soffre di tubercolosi. Quando è sul punto di morire, P. prova ancora una volta a ipnotizzarlo aiutato da medici e assistenti.
    Questa è una delle storie più inquietanti di Edgar Allan Poe, in cui la suspense attanaglia il lettone fino alla fine, trascinandolo in un valzer tra la vita e la morte.



    Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) è considerato uno dei più grandi scrittori americani. Fu un poeta, uno scrittore di racconti brevi e un critico letterario. Utilizzando risorse innovative e sperimentali, le sue storie offrono un'esperienza intensa e unica. Usò il terrore e la violenza per addentrarsi nei paradossi e nei misteri dell'amore, del dolore e della colpa. Anche se le sue opere giocano con il soprannaturale, la vera oscurità che esplorò fu quella della mente umana e la sua propensione all'autodistruzione e, per questo motivo, rappresentano la moderna narrativa horror. Nonostante il suo successo letterario, visse sempre in povertà e la sua vita personale fu spesso segnata da avvenimenti tragici. Lottò contro la dipendenza dall'alcol e fu profondamente segnato dalla morte di sua moglie e sua madre, entrambe colpite dalla tubercolosi.

  • Una giovane coppia conduce una vita tranquilla e silenziosa in una casa piena di animali domestici molto amati. Il protagonista è particolarmente legato a Pluto, un gatto nero che lo segue ovunque. Tuttavia, col passare del tempo, il giovane inizia a bere sempre di più, e il suo comportamento cambia: diventa irato, scontroso e violento, arrivando a maltrattare sia la moglie che gli animali. La caduta nella decadenza e nel sadismo lo portano a commettere crimini atroci. Lo tormentano fino a farlo impazzire e l'esito non può che essere terribile.
    "Il gatto nero" è il più famoso racconto dell'orrore di Edgar Allan Poe e un classico letterario. È considerata la storia più spaventosa nella storia della letteratura. Fu adattato al cinema nel 1934 dalla Universal Pictures, in un film con Béla Lugosi e Boris Karloff.



    Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) è considerato uno dei più grandi scrittori americani. Fu un poeta, uno scrittore di racconti brevi e un critico letterario. Utilizzando risorse innovative e sperimentali, le sue storie offrono un'esperienza intensa e unica. Usò il terrore e la violenza per addentrarsi nei paradossi e nei misteri dell'amore, del dolore e della colpa. Anche se le sue opere giocano con il soprannaturale, la vera oscurità che esplorò fu quella della mente umana e la sua propensione all'autodistruzione e, per questo motivo, rappresentano la moderna narrativa horror. Nonostante il suo successo letterario, visse sempre in povertà e la sua vita personale fu spesso segnata da avvenimenti tragici. Lottò contro la dipendenza dall'alcol e fu profondamente segnato dalla morte di sua moglie e sua madre, entrambe colpite dalla tubercolosi.

  • Un buffone di corte, strappato dalla sua terra e portato dinanzi al sovrano, è sempre più infastidito dalle angherie del re. I suoi sogni di vendetta diventano all'improvviso una terribile realtà. Apparentemente scritto come una sorta di vendetta letteraria verso un nemico personale, "Hop-Frog" di Edgar Allan Poe è un classico dei racconti horror.



    Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) è stato un poeta, scrittore e critico letterario americano. Noto soprattutto per le sue poesie, i racconti e gli argomenti soprannaturali, misteriosi e macabri, gli viene anche attribuito il merito di aver inventato il genere poliziesco e contribuito ampiamente all'emergere della fantascienza, del romanticismo cupo e della weird fiction. Tra le sue opere più note si citano "Il corvo" (1845), "Il gatto nero" (1843) e "Lo scarabeo d'oro" (1843).

  • Un viaggio per mare finito molto, molto male. Il manoscritto, ritrovato in una bottiglia affiorata, racconta le avventure nautiche da incubo di un uomo. Egli è sopravvissuto ad un terribile naufragio soltanto per essere salvato da un'altra nave destinata al disastro. Un classico dei racconti horror scritto dal maestro del genere, Edgar Allan Poe.



    Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) è stato un poeta, scrittore e critico letterario americano. Noto soprattutto per le sue poesie, i racconti e gli argomenti soprannaturali, misteriosi e macabri, gli viene anche attribuito il merito di aver inventato il genere poliziesco e contribuito ampiamente all'emergere della fantascienza, del romanticismo cupo e della weird fiction. Tra le sue opere più note si citano "Il corvo" (1845), "Il gatto nero" (1843) e "Lo scarabeo d'oro" (1843).

  • Una moglie morta da tempo sembra resuscitare in questo classico racconto di Edgar Allan Poe. Una storia coinvolgente e piena di atmosfera, "Ligeia" combina magistralmente realismo, fantasia e horror nel più classico stile di Poe. "Ligeia" ha intrigato intere generazioni di scrittori e studiosi che a tutt'oggi dibattono il significato simbolico di questa storia cupa e affascinante.



    Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) è stato un poeta, scrittore e critico letterario americano. Noto soprattutto per le sue poesie, i racconti e gli argomenti soprannaturali, misteriosi e macabri, gli viene anche attribuito il merito di aver inventato il genere poliziesco e contribuito ampiamente all'emergere della fantascienza, del romanticismo cupo e della weird fiction. Tra le sue opere più note si citano "Il corvo" (1845), "Il gatto nero" (1843) e "Lo scarabeo d'oro" (1843).

  • Non c'è opera di Poe sulla quale non valga la pena di gettarsi a capofitto, che si tratti di grandi classici osannati, o di piccoli racconti quasi sconosciuti ai più.Velati dal mistero, che spesso induce l'immaginario umano al terrore, questi due racconti, sono accomunati dal binomio mare-terrore, come metafora della condizione esistenziale, espressa nel mare spaventoso, e del fantastico, in cui riponiamo spesso con sentimento panico il destino del futuro e del trapasso.

    Questa raccolta contiene : "La lettera rubata" e "Il caso Valdemar"

  • Zbiór opowiada amerykaskiego poety i nowelisty Edgara Allana Poe. Twórca tak zwanego czarnego romantyzmu w swoich utworach zabiera czytelników w wiat peen grozy i niepokoju. Buduje wnikliwe studia ludzkiej psychiki wystawianej na ekstremalne sytuacje. W tytuowej noweli spotykamy pierwsz w literaturze posta detektywa C. Augustea Dupina. Wstp na temat ycia i twórczoci Edgara Allana Poe napisa K. Baudelaire.



    Spis utworów:

    1. Morderstwo na Rue Morgue

    2. Skradziony list

    3. W sprawie wypadku pana Valdemara

    4. Zejcie w Maelstrm

    5. William Wilson

    6. Ligeia

    7. Morella

    8. Niezrównane przygody Hansa Pfaalla

  • Pierwszy tom opowiada´n ameryka´nskiego poety i nowelisty Edgara Allana Poe. Twórca tak zwanego czarnego romantyzmu w swoich utworach zabiera czytelników w ´swiat pelen grozy i niepokoju. Buduje wnikliwe studia ludzkiej psychiki wystawianej na ekstremalne sytuacje. "Opowie´sci nadzwyczajne" w mistrzowskim przekladzie Boleslawa Le´smiana sa zaproszeniem do ´swiata pelnego mrocznych tajemnic.

    Spis utworów:
    1. WYSPA ZAKLETA
    2. MORELLA
    3. SERCE OSKARZYCIELEM
    4. BECZKA AMONTILLADA
    5. MILCZENIE
    6. STUDNIA I WAHADLO
    7. CIE´N
    8. DJABEL NA WIEZY
    9. KRÓL DZUMIEC
    10. ZAGLADA DOMU USHER'ÓW

  • Drugi tom opowiada´n ameryka´nskiego poety i nowelisty Edgara Allana Poe. Twórca tak zwanego czarnego romantyzmu w swoich utworach zabiera czytelników w ´swiat pelen grozy i niepokoju. Buduje wnikliwe studia ludzkiej psychiki wystawianej na ekstremalne sytuacje. "Opowie´sci nadzwyczajne" w mistrzowskim przekladzie Boleslawa Le´smiana sa zaproszeniem do ´swiata pelnego mrocznych tajemnic.

    Spis utworów:
    1. WILIAM WILSON
    2. PORTRET OWALNY
    3. PRAWDZIWY OPIS WYPADKU Z P. WALDEMAREM
    4. METZENGERSTEIN
    5. HOP-FROG
    6. CZLOWIEK TLUMU
    7. REKOPIS ZNALEZIONY W BUTLI
    8. MASKA ´SMIERCI SZKARLATNEJ
    9. CZARNY KOT
    10. BERENICE

  • La lettera rubata è il terzo racconto poliziesco scritto da Edgar Allan Poe avente come protagonista l'investigatore improvvisato Auguste Dupin. Questo racconto, scritto per la rivista The Chamber's Journal nel 1845, fu spunto di riflessione per Sigmund Freud, per uno psicanalista sperimentale come Jacques Lacan e per il celebre filosofo francese Jacques Derrida. Il racconto è stato tradotto in francese da Charles Baudelaire come La lettre volée. Poe narra del furto di una lettera estremamente compromettente perpetrato dal ministro D ai danni di una gran dama di corte (forse la stessa regina di Francia). Monsieur G, prefetto di polizia di Parigi, conosce l'identità del ladro e sa che non si è liberato della lettera, ma, nonostante tutti gli sforzi che vanno dalla perquisizione personale a quella più che accurata dei suoi uffici e appartamenti, non riesce a recuperarla. Quando si rivolge a Auguste Dupin, l'investigatore ideato da Poe, il mistero sarà presto risolto con il recupero della lettera. Il ministro D, ben conoscendo le tecniche investigativa  della polizia, non aveva nascosto la lettera, ma non  aveva fatto altro che lasciarla in bella evidenza nel suo portacarte, avendo solo l'avvertenza di rigirarla e di sigillarla. Se avesse cercato di occultarla la polizia l'avrebbe certamente trovata, ma mai agli stessi venne in mente, proprio perché questo andava contro ai loro frame cognitivi, che fosse in bella mostra, quasi esibita. Proprio l'abbandono della tecnica investigativa classica ha permesso a Dupin di risolvere il mistero mette do in campo un'altra competenza: la capacità di mettersi dal punto di vista dell'altro. D'altra parte era la stessa cosa che era accaduto nel momento del furto: la gran dama, all'entrata del ministro D, non cercò di nasconder la lettera, la mossa avrebbe insospettito i presenti, ma si limitò a lasciarla coperta sul tavolo da dove il ministro l'aveva semplicemente presa, come se fosse cosa sua. Solo il ministro, e successivamente August Dupin, sapevano abbandonare i propri schemi mentali.

  • B.J. Harrison tells Edgar Allan Poe's story "The Tell-Tale Heart", where our narrator has committed the crime of murdering an older man. He does not consider himself a madman, and he describes the murder up to the smallest detail. Yet he has killed a man whom he loved and had never wronged him, for the sake of the mans' "evil eye". The novella from the 19th century is one of Edgar Allan Poe's best-known short stories and has been transformed into theatre, film and television adaptations alike. One of the most recent ones is the film The Tell-Tale Heart from 2016, starring Rose McGowan.

    B. J. Harrison started his Classic Tales Podcast back in 2007, wanting to breathe new life into classic stories. He masterfully plays with a wide array of voices and accents and has since then produced over 500 audiobooks. Now in collaboration with SAGA Egmont, his engaging narration of these famous classics is available to readers everywhere.

    Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) was an American writer, poet, editor and literary critic. He is considered a pioneer in the genres of detective fiction, the macabre and science fiction. His numerous short stories include the likes of "The Purloined Letter", and "The Raven" is one of his best-known poems. Edgar Allan Poe's works have been captured throughout popular culture, including films, such as Histoires extraordinaires from 1968, based on Poe's stories and directed by Federico Fellini.

  • Is there anyone more associated with a raven than the writer Edgar Allan Poe, the master of the macabre? His famous poem "The Raven", published in 1845, presents us with a speaking bird and numerous mythological references. Edgar Allan Poe's poetry is known for its dark romanticism, gothic tones and anti-heroes. A selection of these classics is now brought to life for the listener's enjoyment by the versatile sounds of B.J. Harrison. A fair warning: not for the faint hearted or seekers of happy endings.

    B. J. Harrison started his Classic Tales Podcast back in 2007, wanting to breathe new life into classic stories. He masterfully plays with a wide array of voices and accents and has since then produced over 500 audiobooks. Now in collaboration with SAGA Egmont, his engaging narration of these famous classics is available to readers everywhere.

    Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) was an American writer, poet, editor and literary critic. He is considered a pioneer in the genres of detective fiction, the macabre and science fiction. His numerous short stories include the likes of "The Purloined Letter", and "The Raven" is one of his best-known poems. Edgar Allan Poe's works have been captured throughout popular culture, including films, such as Histoires extraordinaires from 1968, based on Poe's stories and directed by Federico Fellini.

  • Egaeus is a man who can get lost in matters with "nervous intensity of interest". He is about to marry his cousin Berenice, whose health is deteriorating until the only part the disease has not touched are her teeth. It is those teeth, which fill Egaeus' mind and continue to haunt him to a terrifying degree. "Berenice" by Edgar Allan Poe dates back to the 19th century and was considered shocking upon its publication. The horror short story has been adapted onto film, including the 1954 short film Bérénice.

    B. J. Harrison started his Classic Tales Podcast back in 2007, wanting to breathe new life into classic stories. He masterfully plays with a wide array of voices and accents and has since then produced over 500 audiobooks. Now in collaboration with SAGA Egmont, his engaging narration of these famous classics is available to readers everywhere.

    Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) was an American writer, poet, editor and literary critic. He is considered a pioneer in the genres of detective fiction, the macabre and science fiction. His numerous short stories include the likes of "The Purloined Letter", and "The Raven" is one of his best-known poems. Edgar Allan Poe's works have been captured throughout popular culture, including films, such as Histoires extraordinaires from 1968, based on Poe's stories and directed by Federico Fellini.

  • In "The System of Doctor Tarr and Pofessor Fether" from the 19th century nothing is quite what it seems. During his tour of southern France, our narrator visits a local mental institution, of which he has heard a great deal. Upon arriving at the institution, which is run by an acquaintance of his travelling companion, the narrator quickly finds that something is off. He learns that the previous system used with the patients is no longer in use and has been replaced with something much more radical. The short story spiced with dark humor by Edgar Allan Poe is brought to us by the voice of B.J. Harrison. It has inspired film versions, such as Stonehearst Asylum (2014) featuring Michael Kaine, based loosely on the story.

    B. J. Harrison started his Classic Tales Podcast back in 2007, wanting to breathe new life into classic stories. He masterfully plays with a wide array of voices and accents and has since then produced over 500 audiobooks. Now in collaboration with SAGA Egmont, his engaging narration of these famous classics is available to readers everywhere.

    Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) was an American writer, poet, editor and literary critic. He is considered a pioneer in the genres of detective fiction, the macabre and science fiction. His numerous short stories include the likes of "The Purloined Letter", and "The Raven" is one of his best-known poems. Edgar Allan Poe's works have been captured throughout popular culture, including films, such as Histoires extraordinaires from 1968, based on Poe's stories and directed by Federico Fellini.

  • B.J. Harrison reads "The Purloined Letter" by Edgar Allan Poe, which is a story of an unusual mystery that needs to be solved. A sensitive letter has been stolen from the queen's boudoir, and the famous amateur detective C. Auguste Dupin has been called to the rescue. The guilty one is the lover himself, Minister D-. What ensues is a match between the detective and the thief, two equally brilliant minds. Who will win, and at what cost? The story is the third in a series of Edgar Allan Poe's three stories featuring Dupin, which have been considered significant forerunners in the category of the modern detective story. It has been adapted into television and theater versions alike.

    B. J. Harrison started his Classic Tales Podcast back in 2007, wanting to breathe new life into classic stories. He masterfully plays with a wide array of voices and accents and has since then produced over 500 audiobooks. Now in collaboration with SAGA Egmont, his engaging narration of these famous classics is available to readers everywhere.

    Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) was an American writer, poet, editor and literary critic. He is considered a pioneer in the genres of detective fiction, the macabre and science fiction. His numerous short stories include the likes of "The Purloined Letter", and "The Raven" is one of his best-known poems. Edgar Allan Poe's works have been captured throughout popular culture, including films, such as Histoires extraordinaires from 1968, based on Poe's stories and directed by Federico Fellini.

  • B.J. Harrison visits Edgar Allan Poe's grim horror story, "The Cask of Amontillado". Montresor is a man who has been insulted, and he does not take this lightly. Seeking revenge on the person who slighted him, Fortunato, he sets out on a terrible mission to even the score. Yet what follows is far from fair, and Fortunato is far from prepared. "The Cask of Amontillado" is a dark short story by Edgar Allan Poe dating back to the 19th century. It has been covered extensively in popular culture, and the story was turned into a British film in 1998 by the same name, starring Anton Blake.

    B. J. Harrison started his Classic Tales Podcast back in 2007, wanting to breathe new life into classic stories. He masterfully plays with a wide array of voices and accents and has since then produced over 500 audiobooks. Now in collaboration with SAGA Egmont, his engaging narration of these famous classics is available to readers everywhere.

    Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) was an American writer, poet, editor and literary critic. He is considered a pioneer in the genres of detective fiction, the macabre and science fiction. His numerous short stories include the likes of "The Purloined Letter", and "The Raven" is one of his best-known poems. Edgar Allan Poe's works have been captured throughout popular culture, including films, such as Histoires extraordinaires from 1968, based on Poe's stories and directed by Federico Fellini.

  • A prisoner arrives at a trial before the Spanish Inquisition and is condemned to death. Upon his conviction, he faints and finds himself in a horrendous cell to fight off death. Still, this prisoner is not giving up that easily and describes his horrendous circumstances to the last detail. "The Pit and the Pendulum" by Edgar Allan Poe is nothing short of grim until the very end. The short story from the 19th century has inspired countless film and television adaptations, including Guillermo del Toro's narrated version in the animated anthology Extraordinary Tales (2015).

    B. J. Harrison started his Classic Tales Podcast back in 2007, wanting to breathe new life into classic stories. He masterfully plays with a wide array of voices and accents and has since then produced over 500 audiobooks. Now in collaboration with SAGA Egmont, his engaging narration of these famous classics is available to readers everywhere.

    Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) was an American writer, poet, editor and literary critic. He is considered a pioneer in the genre of detective fiction, the macabre and science fiction. His numerous short stories include the likes of "The Purloined Letter", and "The Raven" is one of his best-known poems. Edgar Allan Poe's works have been captured throughout popular culture, including films, such as Histoires extraordinaires from 1968, based on Poe's stories and directed by Federico Fellini.

  • B.J. Harrison reads one of Edgar Allan Poe's classic short stories "The Masque of the Red Death". Prince Prospero and 1,000 other nobles have taken refuge at a castle-like abbey to escape the Red Death, a horrifying plague that has taken over the land at large. Yet horror finds them one night when Prospero holds a masquerade ball and a guest dressed up as the Red Death itself shows up. The chilling story by Edgar Allan Poe dating back to the 19th century is a Gothic horror tale to its very core, providing frights of the most unimaginable type. The story has resulted in numerous adaptations on film, including the 1964 version starring Vincent Price, carrying the same name.

    /> B. J. Harrison started his Classic Tales Podcast back in 2007, wanting to breathe new life into classic stories. He masterfully plays with a wide array of voices and accents and has since then produced over 500 audiobooks. Now in collaboration with SAGA Egmont, his engaging narration of these famous classics is available to readers everywhere.

    Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) was an American writer, poet, editor and literary critic. He is considered a pioneer in the genres of detective fiction, the macabre and science fiction. His numerous short stories include the likes of "The Purloined Letter", and "The Raven" is one of his best-known poems. Edgar Allan Poe's works have been captured throughout popular culture, including films, such as Histoires extraordinaires from 1968, based on Poe's stories and directed by Federico Fellini.

  • In "MS. Found in a Bottle", one harrowing event seems to take place after another. Our narrator is a man who has become alienated from others and his country. He steps aboard a cargo ship from Batavia, which crashes into stormy conditions that send most passengers into the water. Surprisingly, the narrator stays on board, only to find himself face to face with a new disaster. During his struggles, he logs his experiences into a journal, which he casts off to sea. Edgar Allan Poe's short story from the 19th century explores the human mind, as it finds itself in extreme conditions, this time accompanied by the voice of B.J. Harrison.

    B. J. Harrison started his Classic Tales Podcast back in 2007, wanting to breathe new life into classic stories. He masterfully plays with a wide array of voices and accents and has since then produced over 500 audiobooks. Now in collaboration with SAGA Egmont, his engaging narration of these famous classics is available to readers everywhere.

    Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) was an American writer, poet, editor and literary critic. He is considered a pioneer in the genres of detective fiction, the macabre and science fiction. His numerous short stories include the likes of "The Purloined Letter", and "The Raven" is one of his best-known poems. Edgar Allan Poe's works have been captured throughout popular culture, including films, Edgar Allan Poe's works have been captured throughout popular culture, including films, such as Histoires extraordinaires from 1968, based on Poe's stories and directed by Federico Fellini.

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