Tales of Mystery and Imagination

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Wordsworth Editions, 1993 - 287 oldal
This collection of Poe's best stories contains all the terrifying and bewildering tales that characterize his work. As well as the Gothic horror of The Pit and the Pendulum and other similar tales, all of Poe's Auguste Dupin stories are included.
 

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Felhasználói ismertető  - piquant00 - LibraryThing

Harry Clarke's vivid and disturbing illustrations, reminiscent of the work of Aubrey Beardsley, bring hideous life to Poe's stories, and I find myself returning to both the stories and the ... Teljes értékelés elolvasása

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Edgar Allan Poe has long been my favourite writer. I love his gloomy descriptions of old houses and sinister people, his weird macabre stories, his literary landscapes and the bizarre world he ... Teljes értékelés elolvasása

Tartalomjegyzék

MS Found in a Bottle
39
The Murders in the Rue Morgue
62
The Mystery of Marie Rogét
91
The Purloined Letter
132
The Fall of the House of Usher
148
The Pit and the Pendulum
164
The Premature Burial
177
The Masque of the Red Death
197
The Oblong Box 2 II
211
Ligeia
226
Loss of Breath
239
SilenceA Fable
252
Notes
277
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A szerzőről (1993)

Edgar Allan Poe was born in Boston, Massachusetts on January 19, 1809. In 1827, he enlisted in the United States Army and his first collection of poems, Tamerlane and Other Poems, was published. In 1835, he became the editor of the Southern Literary Messenger. Over the next ten years, Poe would edit a number of literary journals including the Burton's Gentleman's Magazine and Graham's Magazine in Philadelphia and the Broadway Journal in New York City. It was during these years that he established himself as a poet, a short story writer, and an editor. His works include The Fall of the House of Usher, The Tell-Tale Heart, The Murders in the Rue Morgue, The Mystery of Marie Roget, A Descent into the Maelstrom, The Masque of the Red Death, and The Raven. He struggle with depression and alcoholism his entire life and died on October 7, 1849 at the age of 40.

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