The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket by Edgar Allan Poe audiobook

The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket

By Edgar Allan Poe
Read by Jamie Hanes

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6.63 Hours 1
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The only novel Poe ever completed, The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket tells of the story of Gordon Pym, a sailor whose misadventures take him across the globe. Experiencing mutiny, shipwreck, and even cannibalism, Pym's outrageous adventures find him as far as the South Pole. While Poe felt his novel was silly in many respects, it remains notable for serving as inspiration to Melville and Verne for Moby Dick and 20,000 Leagues under the Sea, respectively.The longest piece of fiction Poe wrote, Pym contains one of the most thrilling and enigmatic conclusions ever written. If you enjoy mystery, horror, and an ending that takes you into the embraces of a cataract and leaves you with half a dozen unanswered questions, this is the book for you!

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The only novel Poe ever completed, The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket tells of the story of Gordon Pym, a sailor whose misadventures take him across the globe. Experiencing mutiny, shipwreck, and even cannibalism, Pym's outrageous adventures find him as far as the South Pole. While Poe felt his novel was silly in many respects, it remains notable for serving as inspiration to Melville and Verne for Moby Dick and 20,000 Leagues under the Sea, respectively.The longest piece of fiction Poe wrote, Pym contains one of the most thrilling and enigmatic conclusions ever written. If you enjoy mystery, horror, and an ending that takes you into the embraces of a cataract and leaves you with half a dozen unanswered questions, this is the book for you!

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Author Bio: Edgar Allan Poe

Author Bio: Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe (1809–1848) transformed the American literary landscape with his innovations in the short story genre and his haunting lyrical poetry, and he is credited with inventing American gothic horror and detective fiction. He was first published in 1827 and then began a career as a magazine writer and editor and a sharp literary critic. In 1845 the publication of his most famous poem, “The Raven,” brought him national fame.

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Available Formats : CD
Category: Fiction/Action & Adventure
Runtime: 6.63
Audience: Adult
Language: English