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Publisher's Summary

First published in 1843, 'The Tell-Tale Heart' is one of Edgar Allan Poe's most famous short stories. 

It is relayed by an unnamed narrator who endeavours to convince the listener of his sanity while simultaneously describing a murder they committed. Performed by Ruth Wilson (The Affair, Luther), be lured into Edgar Allan Poe's dark, beautiful world. 

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Beautiful presentation

Narrator is emersed in the story and takes you to the mind of Edger Allen Poe.

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Wow

Ruth was amazing. Her telling of The Tell Tale Heart gave me chills, in part for the content, but she did so well. I particularly enjoyed just the fact that a woman was reading it. Such a different take and I'm in love.

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Classic Poe

Amazing performance of a classic Poe tale. Poe was an amazing master of horror, suspense, and mystery. The narrator has to be able to live up to the standards of the story. In this case she absolutely does. Incredible job!!

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Ruth Wilson gives such a rich narration

I really love these titles from Audible with great actors performing the narration, like this one and the one with Dominic West. You really experience how powerful storytelling can be with people who have skill.

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lively

delightful an the narrative was wonderful.it is great.i feel great ti have the opportunity to listen

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Riveting!

Performed spectacularly and beautifully, terrifyingly written. Thank you ever so much for providing this treat!

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lived it

Narrator was splendid. Pie is hands down the best poet at horror poems if you will.!!🥰

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Spellbinding performance

Miss Wilson’s performance of this Poe classic is riveting. She thoroughly immerses the listener into the mind of the mentally ill protagonist. Fantastic

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The Tell-Tale Heart

This is one of my favorites….
The performance absolutely MADE this book. She is superb.

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Haunting

Beautiful narration. Excellent story. Chilling in it's detail. Poe was a master. Will listen again.