The Cask of Amontillado

audiobook (Unabridged) Select Stories of Edgar Allan Poe

By Edgar Allan Poe

cover image of The Cask of Amontillado
Audiobook icon Visual indication that the title is an audiobook

Sign up to save your library

With an OverDrive account, you can save your favorite libraries for at-a-glance information about availability. Find out more about OverDrive accounts.

   Not today

Find this title in Libby, the library reading app by OverDrive.

app-store-button-en.svg play-store-badge-en.svg

Search for a digital library with this title

Title found at these libraries:

The Cask of Amontillado, a short story by Edgar Allan Poe, was first published in November 1846 in Godey's Lady's Book. In Italy at carnival time, a man takes revenge on a friend who he believes has insulted him. Like several of Poe's stories, and in keeping with the 19th-century fascination with the subject, the narrative revolves around a person being buried alive. As in The Black Cat and The Tell-Tale Heart, Poe conveys the story from the murderer's perspective.
The Cask of Amontillado