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Tales of Mystery and Imagination (Everyman Paperback Classics)

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Publisher Comments:

Horror stories, science fiction, detective stories and satirical sketches –the variety of Poe will chill and delight

Locked doors, sealed cavities, bricked-up alcoves and premature burial close in on Poe's narrators as they , like their victims, are cut off from light, air and human society. Partly, Poe's stories resonate as the disordered chambers' of the narrators' minds but also they suggest archetypal, if extreme psychological states.

yet Poe was an incurable hoaxer, and in telling some wonderful short stories he also told some excessively tall tales.

The most comprehensive paperback edition available, introduction, selected criticism chronology of Poe's life and times.

Synopsis:

Spiral down dimly lit streets liined with madmen and their black deeds, through cold twists of catacombs, and across a sea that strikes with tight, angry fists. From the tortured mind of Edgar Allan Poe, three tales--"The Cask of Amontillado", "The Black Cat", and "The Fall of the House of Usher"--speak to the hidden places within us all. 20 full-color illustrations.

Synopsis:

Forty-six stories highlighting Poe's remarkable imagination and ingenuity.

About the Author

Table of Contents

William Wilson; A Tale of the Ragged Mountains; The Domain of Arnheim; Landor's Cottage; The Elk; The Island of the Fay; The Sphinx; The Gold Bug; The Man of the Crowd; Shadow; Silence: The Colloquy of Monos and Una; The Conversation of Eiros and Charmion; The Fall of the House of Usher; The Assignation; Ligeia; Eleonora; Berenice; Morella; The Oval Portrait; King Pest; The Masque of the Red Death; The Cask of Amontillado; Metzengerstein; The Pit and the Pendulum; Hop-Frog; A Descent into the Maelstr÷m; MS Found in a Bottle; The Premature Burial; The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar; The Tell-Tale Heart; Mellonta Tauta; The Thousand-and-second Tale of Scheherazade; The Oblong Box; The Spectacles; Z-ing a Paragrab; The Imp of the Perverse; The Balloon Hoax; The Murders in the Rue Morgue; The Mystery of Marie Roget; The Purloined Letter; 'Thou Art the Man'; Loss of Breath; Bon-Bon; The Devil in the Belfry; The Black Cat.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780460873420
Editor:
Clarke, Graham
Author:
Clarke, Graham
Author:
Poe, Edgar Allan
Publisher:
Everyman Paperback Classics
Location:
London :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Short Stories (Anthologies)
Subject:
Short Stories (single author)
Subject:
Horror tales, American
Subject:
Detective and mystery stories, American
Subject:
Stories (single author)
Subject:
Anthologies-General
Subject:
Non-Classifiable
Copyright:
Edition Number:
New ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series:
No Series
Series Volume:
90-13.
Publication Date:
19930831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
640
Dimensions:
7.75 x 5 in 17 oz

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Product details 640 pages J.M. Dent & Sons - English 9780460873420 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Spiral down dimly lit streets liined with madmen and their black deeds, through cold twists of catacombs, and across a sea that strikes with tight, angry fists. From the tortured mind of Edgar Allan Poe, three tales--"The Cask of Amontillado", "The Black Cat", and "The Fall of the House of Usher"--speak to the hidden places within us all. 20 full-color illustrations.
"Synopsis" by , Forty-six stories highlighting Poe's remarkable imagination and ingenuity.
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