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Publisher Comments:

Tor Classics are affordably-priced editions designed to attract the young reader. Original dynamic cover art enthusiastically represents the excitement of each story. Appropriate "reader friendly" type sizes have been chosen for each title—offering clear, accurate, and readable text. All editions are complete and unabridged, and feature Introductions and Afterwords.

This edition of Edgar Allan Poe includes a Foreword, Biographical Note, and Afterword by S. T. Joshi.

Synopsis:

/POE Hold your breath as a prisoner lies helpless in the dark, with cutting death swinging over him. Experience the creeping dread of a man whose betrayal leads to shocking murder--and an unlikely tomb. Feel your heart pound as a killer is tormented by his victim's tell-tale vengeance. These tales of the macabre introduce a darker side of human nature.

About the Author

Edgar Allan Poe (January 19, 1809 - October 7, 1849) was an American author and poet; his short stories include "The Fall of the House of Usher," "The Murders in the Rue Morgue," "The Pit and the Pendulum," and "The Tell-Tale Heart."

Table of Contents

The Life Edgar Allan Poe

Foreword

"Metzengerstein"

"MS. Found in a Bottle"

"Ligeia"

"The Fall of the House of Usher"

"The Murders in the Rue Morgue"

"A Descent into the Maelstrom"

"Never Bet the Devil Your Head"

"The Oval Portrait"

"The Masque of the Red Death"

"The Pit and the Pendulum"

"The Tell-Tale Heart"

"The Black Cat"

"The Premature Burial"

"The Purloined Letter"

"The Sphinx"

"The Cask of Amontillado"

"Hop Frog: or, The Eight Chained Ourang-Outangs"

Afterword

Product Details

ISBN:
9780812504552
Author:
Poe, Edgar Allan
Publisher:
Aerie
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Short Stories (Anthologies)
Subject:
Mystery and detective stories
Subject:
Short Stories (single author)
Subject:
American fiction (fictional works by one author)
Subject:
Short stories
Subject:
Horror tales
Subject:
American fiction (fictional works by one auth
Subject:
Horror - General
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Subject:
Short stories, American
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st Tor ed.
Edition Description:
Complete and Unabridged
Series:
Tor Classics
Series Volume:
jild-i 2
Publication Date:
19940431
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Grade Level:
Young adult
Language:
English
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
6.7 x 4.26 x 0.7 in

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