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The Sphinx presented by Listen & Live Audio

The Sphinx presented by Listen & Live Audio
  • #: 123610
  • Price: $9.99 In Apple Store
  • Category: Books
  • Updated: 2010-12-07
  • Current Version: 2.7.2
  • 2.7.2
  • Size: 11.90 MB
  • Language: English
  • Seller: Appsessions, LLC
  • Requirements: Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 3.0 or later
  • © 2010 iScroll, 2010 Listen & Live Audio
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Description

The Sphinx is a short story written by Edgar Allan Poe about a man who decides to visit a relative living near the Hudson River north of New York City for two weeks during a cholera epidemic that occurred during the summer of 1832. One day during this visit, the man is reading a book near the window revealing a scenic view of the Hudson River. His attention is focused upon the cholera epidemic nevertheless, and when he glances up from th pages of his novel, the man sees a ghastly sight in the distant hillsthere an enormous creature larger than any oceangoing ship is climbing down! Edgar Allan Poe (January 19, 1809 October 7, 1849) was an American poet, short story writer, playwright, editor, literary critic, essayist and one of the leaders of the American Romantic Movement. Best known for his tales of the macabre and mystery, Poe was one of the early American practitioners of the short story and a progenitor of detective fiction and crime fiction. He is also credited with contributing to the emergent science fiction genre.[1] Poe died at the age of 40.

This great title is now available in its entirety on the iScroll®, a Text Synchronized Audiobook? (TSA) reader that will completely change the way you experience your favorite book. Choose to read, listen or both. Numerous studies have shown that simultaneous reading and listening dramatically increases focus, concentration and retention, ultimately boosting your learning capacity.

iScroll Features

- Enhanced Reading Features:

- Read, listen or do both

- Read in landscape or portrait

- Adjust font, line spacing, font and background color

- Optional two finger zoom to adjust text size

- Bookmark content for future reference

- Look up words

- Nighttime reading feature

Advanced Playback Features:

- Scroll through the text to fast forward and rewined (visual scrubbing)

- Chapter swipe: navigate through chapters with a side swipe

- Adjust playback speed when scrolling without audio: choose from 3 different speeds

Essential Study Features:

- Search the entire audio

- In-app look up: easily lookup content on Google/Wikipedia/dictionary

- Annotate content and email notes

We intend to produce quality products for your reading pleasure. We are constantly updating our software, thus we honor and appreciate any feedback from you to further enhance our products and your reading experience.

New Features:

- Multi-tasking

- Continue listening to audio while using other apps

- Audio Highlight

- Highlight words on the screen as narrator says them

- Facebook connect

- Copy text and then post it along with the corresponding audio directly to Facebook.

- Twitter Connect

- Copy text and post it along with a link to the audio to twitter

What's New in Version 2.7.2

- Improved Performance

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