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Never Bet the Devil your Head

Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe (1809 – 1849) was an American poet, critic and writer of fiction, and is particularly well known for his morbid and supernatural stories. "Never Bet the Devil your Head" is a tale which reveals Poe's sense of humour - a gruesome and fantastic humour. It is a witty take on the Faust theme - an anti-hero inadvertently enters into a terrible wager with the devil.

Edgar Allan Poe (1809 – 1849) was an American poet, critic and writer of fiction, and is particularly well known for his morbid and supernatural stories. "Never Bet the Devil your Head" is a tale which reveals Poe's sense of humour - a gruesome and fantastic humour. It is a witty take on the Faust theme - an anti-hero inadvertently enters into a terrible wager with the devil.
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Edgar Allan Poe (1809 – 1849) was an American poet, critic and writer of fiction, and is particularly well known for his morbid and supernatural stories. "Never Bet the Devil your Head" is a tale which reveals Poe's sense of humour - a gruesome and fantastic humour. It is a witty take on the Faust theme - an anti-hero inadvertently enters into a terrible wager with the devil.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Cathy Dobson

Length:

25m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

25:46