LibriVox volunteers bring you 12 recordings of:
“The Demon of the Gibbet” by Fitz-James O’Brien (1828-1862).
This was the fortnightly poetry project for February 10th to February 24th, 2013.
Fitz-James O’Brien was an Irish-born American writer, some of whose work is often considered a forerunner of today’s science fiction. After emigrating to the United States in 1852 he contibuted numerous articles in prose and verse to Harpers Magazine, Vanity Fair and Atlantic Monthly. He died IN April 1862 from severe wounds suffered in the American Civil War. (Summary from Wikipedia)
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