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MRS. POE

by | Read by Eliza Foss

Fiction • 12 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2013

Cullen's novel about Edgar Allan Poe is worth a listen, if only for narrator Eliza Foss's exquisite dramatic reading of Poe's "The Raven," which opens the story. Foss's narration continues strongly as she explores Poe's time in New York and his relationship with his wife through the eyes of the woman Cullen names as his mistress, the poet Frances Sargent Osgood. Foss captures not only Frances's desperation as she tries to support her children while her painter husband dallies with his portrait subjects but also her immense intelligence and the almost magnetic pull between her and Edgar. Cullen may be playing with history a bit, but Foss's narration entices listeners to play along. J.L.K. © AudioFile 2014, Portland, Maine [Published: JANUARY 2014]

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Formats

Trade Ed. • Simon & Schuster Audio • 2013

DD ISBN 9781442366589 $23.95

 

Library Ed. • Recorded Books • 2014

CD ISBN 978-1-4703-9466-0 $92.75 • Ten CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 978-1-4906-0363-6 $49.75 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN 978-1-4703-9482-0 $83.00

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