Great American Suspense

  • by Edgar Allan Poe, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Ambrose Bierce, more
  • Narrated by Geraint Wyn Davies
  • 2 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Immerse yourself. Savor the best storytelling from the greatest authors of the supernatural. The haunting language and brilliant rendition create an extraordinary atmosphere. Includes:
"Ethan Brand" by Nathaniel Hawthorne: A lime-burner and his young son encounter the man searching for the Unpardonable Sin. "The Yellow Sign" by Robert W. Chambers: Using the rich gothic language of Poe, the author creates a similar shocking effect. "The Oval Portrait" by Edgar Allan Poe: A painter exchanges the life of his young bride for the painted image. "The Upper Berth" by F. Marion Crawford: Apparent suicides on board a ship lead to uncanny supernatural conclusions. "An Occurence at Owl Creek Bridge" by Ambrose Bierce: One of the most famous short stories ever written.


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"The very best in its genre." (School Library Journal)


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Book Details

  • Release Date: 04-09-2004
  • Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.