Tales of Terror - The Monkey's Paw; the Pit and the Pendulum; the Cone; and the Yellow Wallpaper-logo

Tales of Terror - The Monkey's Paw; the Pit and the Pendulum; the Cone; and the Yellow Wallpaper

Edgar Allan Poe

The Monkey's Paw Jacobs was considered a humorist in turn of the century England, but here he gives us a masterpiece of horror. The Monkey's Paw is a Gothic tale, telling us again how wishes can go awry. The Pit and the Pendulum One of Poe's most familiar works, The Pit and the Pendulum is the first-hand account of a prisoner during the Spanish Inquisition. It is a classic Gothic tale which deals with the experience of entrapment and torture. The Cone Wells was primarily a writer of Science Fiction, but here he enters another realm. The Cone begins with a visit of two friends, the one showing the other his steel smelting operation. It ends with revenge. The Yellow Wallpaper Written in 1892, this story of the mental breakdown of a young woman has a modern and realistic feel. It is Gilman's best-known work, and although it is an exceptional example of early feminist writing, it is at heart, a portrait of terror.

The Monkey's Paw Jacobs was considered a humorist in turn of the century England, but here he gives us a masterpiece of horror. The Monkey's Paw is a Gothic tale, telling us again how wishes can go awry. The Pit and the Pendulum One of Poe's most familiar works, The Pit and the Pendulum is the first-hand account of a prisoner during the Spanish Inquisition. It is a classic Gothic tale which deals with the experience of entrapment and torture. The Cone Wells was primarily a writer of Science Fiction, but here he enters another realm. The Cone begins with a visit of two friends, the one showing the other his steel smelting operation. It ends with revenge. The Yellow Wallpaper Written in 1892, this story of the mental breakdown of a young woman has a modern and realistic feel. It is Gilman's best-known work, and although it is an exceptional example of early feminist writing, it is at heart, a portrait of terror.
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The Monkey's Paw Jacobs was considered a humorist in turn of the century England, but here he gives us a masterpiece of horror. The Monkey's Paw is a Gothic tale, telling us again how wishes can go awry. The Pit and the Pendulum One of Poe's most familiar works, The Pit and the Pendulum is the first-hand account of a prisoner during the Spanish Inquisition. It is a classic Gothic tale which deals with the experience of entrapment and torture. The Cone Wells was primarily a writer of Science Fiction, but here he enters another realm. The Cone begins with a visit of two friends, the one showing the other his steel smelting operation. It ends with revenge. The Yellow Wallpaper Written in 1892, this story of the mental breakdown of a young woman has a modern and realistic feel. It is Gilman's best-known work, and although it is an exceptional example of early feminist writing, it is at heart, a portrait of terror.

Language:

English

Narrators:

H. G. Wells, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, W. W. Jacobs, Ralph Cosham, Kimberly Schraf

Length:

2h 7m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

23:27


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

36:15


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

24:30


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

43:26


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

00:10