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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (47 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Edgar Allan Poe Narrator: Patrick Lawlor Publisher: Listen & Live Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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“A Tale of the Ragged Mountains,” published in 1844, is a short story written by Edgar Allan Poe partially based on his experiences while a student at the University of Virginia. Set near Charlottesville, it is the only one of Poe’s stories to take place in Virginia. “A Tale of the Ragged Mountains” highlights scientific theories of Poe’s day, engages with British imperial history and forecasts contemporary interest in psychoactive drugs, the transmigration of the soul and the dynamics of the doctor-patient relationship. Download and start listening now!

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  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Adam Sprague | 5/1/2013

    " To me what was great about this story is you really have no idea what happened. Is this the rambling of a drug user? Time travel? Or just a coincidence? "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Marts (Thinker) | 9/25/2012

    " Ahh... another Poe short story classic, full of fear, suspense, and god damned confusion. What really happens borders the mysterious. How can you explain a supposedly ordinary man, reliving another's extraordinary experience... "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Abby | 3/9/2012

    " This was an interesting story about reincarnation or something. I was a little confused to be honest. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by M. | 7/31/2011

    " Another good story from Poe. It was a bit confusing but a very good one though :) "

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