Synopses & Reviews
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This edition of Edgar Allan Poe includes a Foreword, Biographical Note, and Afterword by S. T. Joshi.
/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
"MS. Found in a Bottle"
"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 Cask of Amontillado"
"Hop Frog: or, The Eight Chained Ourang-Outangs"