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Tell-Tale Heart by Edgar Allan Poe (Free Audio Book)

Edgar Allan Poe Complete Works


“The Tell-Tale Heart” is a short story by Edgar Allan Poe first published in 1843. It is told by an unnamed narrator who endeavors to convince the reader of his sanity, while describing a murder he committed.Wikipedia

This is a wonderful dramatic reading of an Edgar Allan Poe classic. When I think Poe, I think Tell-Tale Heart. The rising tension of the story and the narrator shown through the quickening of the old man’s beating heart. This is played out with the police stillness as the counter-point.

This audio version really highlights the dramatic tension with good music and a narrator speeding up in harmony with the story and the still-beating heart. Reading by Priscilla Parchia.


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