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70 min read

The Murders in the Rue Morgue

Often cited as the first detective story. The genre arrives pretty much fully formed: a brilliant detective, the bumbing police officer and

59 min read

Afterward

Mary Boyne and her husband, requiring a country home in England after a business windfall, acquire a reputedly haunted house.

56 min read

The $30,000 Bequest

Morality tale based on an elderly uncle's promise of his fortune to a thrifty couple.

57 min read

The Tunnel Under The World

A classic satirical look at consumerism. On the morning of June 15th, Guy Burckhardt wakes up screaming.

57 min read

Learning The Western Alphabet

A love story in two voices: Martin Green, an English teacher in China in the 1980s, and MingMing, his young Chinese 'minder'

50 min read

The Grasshopper

A woman marries a meek, scientifically minded doctor but can't help comparing him to her much-admired artistic friends.

50 min read

The Horla

Creeping paranoia becomes something altogether more sinister, but is it madness or has he discovered a plot that threatens humanity.

64 min read

Mrs. Zant and the Ghost

A man and his daughter come accross an apparently mad, ill woman in a London park.

50 min read

The Beast With Five Fingers

Just before his death, Adrian Borlsover develops the power of automatic writing, which creates some unexpected issues for one of his heirs.

62 min read

The Overcoat

The story of the poor, downtrodden clerk Akaky - and his overcoat.

59 min read

Sir Edmund Orme

As a man pursues the affections of beautiful young girl, he begins to experience a strange phenomenon that up till that point only affected

61 min read

Rappaccini's Daughter

A student rents an apartment that looks onto the meticulously kept garden of the strange Dr Rappaccini and his beautiful daughter.