The Spectre Bridegroom by Washington Irving audiobook

The Spectre Bridegroom: A Traveler’s Tale

By Washington Irving
Read by Robert Fass

Blackstone Publishing

The Going Public … in Shorts Series

0.64 Hours Unabridged
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The author of “The Legend of Sleepy Hallow” and “Rip VanWinkle,” Washington Irving perfected the American short story. His stories werewritten in an approachable tone and intended to entertain rather thanenlighten.  Originally published in 1819, “The Spectre Bridegroom” is a ghoststory about a baron and his daughter in historic Germany. The tale revolvesaround the daughter’s betrothal to Count Van Altenburg and the strangeoccurrences that lead up to the wedding. One of the few Irving stories setoutside of the United States, “The Spectre Bridegroom” is often seen as acommentary on the differences between American and European society. Proceeds from sale of this title go to Reach Out and Read, an innovative literacy advocacy organization.

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The author of “The Legend of Sleepy Hallow” and “Rip VanWinkle,” Washington Irving perfected the American short story. His stories werewritten in an approachable tone and intended to entertain rather thanenlighten. 

Originally published in 1819, “The Spectre Bridegroom” is a ghoststory about a baron and his daughter in historic Germany. The tale revolvesaround the daughter’s betrothal to Count Van Altenburg and the strangeoccurrences that lead up to the wedding. One of the few Irving stories setoutside of the United States, “The Spectre Bridegroom” is often seen as acommentary on the differences between American and European society.

Proceeds from sale of this title go to Reach Out and Read, an innovative literacy advocacy organization.

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Author Bio: Washington Irving

Author Bio: Washington Irving

Washinton Irving (1783–1859), American essayist, novelist, and historian, was born in New York to a wealthy merchant. He studied law, but because of his delicate health, his family sent him on a tour of Europe, where he collected material later used in his stories and essays. The first American author to achieve international fame, his literary career served in many ways to consolidate the cultures of the United States and Europe.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 0.64
Audience: Adult
Language: English