By: Edgar Allan Poe
Tales is an extremely thorough collection of Poe’s writing including: 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 Maelstrom, 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, X-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. Edgar Allan Poe was a Romantic author, and one of the first American purveyors of the short story. Poe was best known for his macabre stories, though he is credited with inventing the genre of detective fiction. Often Portrayed as a mad genius, or tormented artist, Poe garnered a massive following after his death October 7th, 1849, the most notable being the "Poe Toaster" who appeared at his grave for 60 years starting in 1949. Originally published by Grosset & Dunlap.
Page Count: 674
Book Height: 8.5 x Width: 1.5625 x Length: 5.5 inches
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