The Murders in the Rue Morgue: Read, Listen, and Discuss

Edgar Allan Poe’s short story, The Murders in the Rue Morgue, a powerful text meant to be closely read and discussed. Here at Online Reading Club, we offer a multimedia platform for reading, listening, and discussing text online. We encourage you to read the text closely as you listen to the audio, and then share your thoughts via the comments section below.

First, check to see that your computer has the audio volume up. Then, click the “Play” button of the audio player below.

Next, read along with the audio via the text below.

Have you finished the story? Share your thoughts with the rest of the world by discussing the story in the comments section below.

The Murders in the Rue Morgue – Read and Summarize

Do you enjoy reading murder mysteries? Here’s Edgar Allan Poe’s American short story, The Murders in the Rue Morgue which you’re invited to read closely and then summarize for the rest of the world to see and discuss with you.

We encourage you to read carefully, in a quiet space, so that you can concentrate the most when reading. Once you finish reading this story, we’d love it if you would share a short summary of the story in your own words.

We hope you’ve enjoyed this online reading experience and invite you to now use the comments section below and summarize what you read so that others can learn online with your help. Thank you for your participation.