Listen free for 30 days

£7.99/month after 30 days. Cancel anytime

Summary

First published in an 1842 edition of Graham's Lady's and Gentleman's Magazine, "The Masque of the Red Death" tells the story of Prince Prospero as he tries to avoid a plague by confining himself and his nobles to a masquerade in an abbey. Often considered a Gothic allegory, the story reflects on not only life and death but also the illusion of control.

Public Domain (P)2017 Dreamscape Media, LLC

What listeners say about The Masque of the Red Death

Average customer ratings

Reviews - Please select the tabs below to change the source of reviews.

No Reviews are Available
Sort by:
Filter by:
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars
Profile Image for Amazon Customer
  • Amazon Customer
  • 25-08-20

Very well read

The narrator really engages you in the story and translates the mood very well. Great read.