Classic Books by Famous Horror Writer Edgar Allan Poe

  Classic Books by Famous Horror Writer Edgar Allan Poe

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Title: Edgar Allan Poe: Poetry, Tales and Selected Essays (Library of America College Edition)

Author(s): Edgar Allan Poe
ISBN 13: 9781883011383
Pages: 1520
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Title: Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe (Enriched Classic Series)

Author(s): Edgar Allan Poe
ISBN 13: 9781416534761
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Title: The Tell-Tale Heart and Other Writings

Edgar Allan Poe remains the unsurpassed master of works of mystery and madness in this outstanding collection of Poe's prose and poetry are sixteen of his finest tales, including "The Tell-Tale Heart", "The Murders in the Rue Morgue", "The Fall of the House of Usher," "The Pit and the Pendulum," "William Wilson," "The Black Cat," "The Cask of Amontillado," and "Eleonora". Here too is a major selection of what Poe characterized as the passion of his life, his poems - "The Raven," "Annabel Lee," Ulalume," "Lenore," "The Bells," and more, plus his glorious prose poem "Silence - A Fable" and only full-length novel, The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym.
Author(s): Edgar Allan Poe
ISBN 13: 9780553212280
Pages: 415
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Title: Thirty-Two Stories

Author(s): Edgar Allan Poe
ISBN 13: 9780872204980
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Title: The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket

Author(s): Edgar Allan Poe
ISBN 13: 9781551118383
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Title: Tales of Horror and Suspense

Eight ingenious, gripping tales by the master of suspense and creator of the American Gothic horror story: "The Fall of the House of Usher," "The Tell-Tale Heart," "William Wilson," "The Pit and the Pendulum," "The Cask of Amontillado," "The Gold-Bug," "The Purloined Letter, and "The Murders in the Rue Morgue." Classic, spine-tingling tales for ghost story enthusiasts.
Author(s): Edgar Allan Poe
ISBN 13: 9780486428444
Pages: 192
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Title: Tales of Edgar Allen Poe (Pacemaker Classics)

Author(s): Edgar Allan Poe
ISBN 13: 9780835910699
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Title: Graphic Classics, Volume 1: Edgar Allan Poe

Author(s): Marcel De Jong
ISBN 13: 9780982563007
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Title: Poems and Essays on Poetry

Author(s): Edgar Allan Poe
ISBN 13: 9781857546965
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Title: Selected Tales

'In his stories of mystery and imagination Poe created a world-record for the English language: perhaps for all languages.'
—George Bernard Shaw

Read throughout the world, admired by writers as different as Dostoevsky and H.G. Wells, translated by Baudelaire, Edgar Allan Poe has become a legendary figure, representing the artist as obsessed outcast and romantic failure. His nightmarish visions, shaped by cool artistic calculation, reveal some of the dark possibilities of human experience. But his enormous popularity and his continuing influence on literature depend less on legend or vision than on his stylistic accomplishments as a writer. All of Poe's best-known and most representative works are gathered here, as well as his masterly 'The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym.'

Library of America Paperback Classics feature authoritative texts drawn from the acclaimed Library of America series and introduced by today's most distinguished scholars and writers. Each book features a detailed chronology of the author's life and career, and essay on the choice of the text, and notes.

The contents of this Paperback Classic are drawn from Edgar Allan Poe: Poetry and Tales, volume number 19 in The Library of America series. It is joined in the series by a companion volume, number 20, Edgar Allan Poe: Essays and Reviews.

Author(s): Edgar Allan Poe
ISBN 13: 9780199535774
Pages: 368
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Title: Poetry for Young People: Edgar Allan Poe

“Spacious format; a wide variety of poems; and colorful, interpretive illustrations.”—School Library Journal

“The format is admirable: a handsome sampler of poems, with a short introductory essay, unfamiliar words briefly defined in footnotes, and a few prefatory sentences for each poem to establish context and aid interpretation.”—Kirkus Reviews
Author(s): Edgar Allan Poe
ISBN 13: 9781402754722
Pages: 48
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Title: The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket and Related Tales

Edgar Allan Poe's only novel, The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket is a pivotal work in which Poe calls attention to the act of writing and to the problem of representing the truth. It is an archetypal American story of escape from domesticity tracing a young man's rite of passage through a series of terrible brushes with death during a fateful sea voyage. Included are eight related tales which further illuminate Pym by their treatment of persistent themes—fantastic voyages, gigantic whirlpools, and premature burials—as well as its relationship to Poe's art and life.

About the Series: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the broadest spectrum of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, voluminous notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.

Author(s): Poe, Edgar Allan , Kennedy, J. Gerald
ISBN 13: 9780199540471
Pages: 336
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Title: The murders in the Rue Morgue

While Edgar Allan Poe was most famous for his eerie tales of murder, ghouls, and suspense, he is also credited with paving the way for the future of detective stories with his character C. Auguste Dupin. Dupin made his first appearance in the murder mystery "The Murders in the Rue Morgue," a tale about the murder of two women. When Dupin questioned witnesses, everyone claimed that the murderer was speaking a different language, yet none of the witnesses could place his accent. Dupin put himself in the mind of the killer and read the faces of witnesses, suspects, and other persons of interest. He also drew inspiration and ideas from outside resources such as newspapers or police reports. As Dupin sought to unravel the mystery, Poe was creating an archetypal character that would be followed by many other great detectives. In the collection "The Murders in the Rue Morgue: The Dupin Tales," Poe allows Dupin's genius to shine in stories like "The Murders in the Rue Morgue," "The Mystery of Marie Roget," and "The Purloined Letter." These tales are not typical Poe stories, but instead all follow the cases that detective Dupin solves after other police and investigators are stumped. Dupin showed that, with a little ingenuity and creativity, even the most difficult case could be solved. Mystery lovers and Poe fans will all enjoy this groundbreaking collection and the intrigue that Poe creates within it.
Author(s): Edgar Allan Poe
ISBN 13: 9780679643425
Pages: 160
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Title: The Complete Poetry of Edgar Allan Poe

A classic collection

From the exquisite lyric “To Helen,” to the immortal masterpieces “Annabel Lee,” “The Bells,” and “The Raven,” The Complete Poetry of Edgar Allan Poe demonstrates the author’s gift for the form.

Author(s): Edgar Allan Poe
ISBN 13: 9780451531056
Pages: 144
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Title: Edgar Allan Poe The Dover Reader

The father of the detective novel and an innovator in American Gothic fiction, Edgar Allan Poe (1809–1849) made his living as America's first great literary critic.
Author(s): Poe Edgar Allan
ISBN 13: 9780486791197
Pages: 544
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Title: The Fall of the House of Usher and Other Tales

Collected in these two volumes are roe's legendary tales of terror that attest to his stylistic brilliance in evoking an atmosphere of gloom and obsession. Creatures, eyes, coffins, walls-all are symbols in roe's efforts to create an aura of evil. What reader would not share the anxiety of the traveler in The Fall of the House of Usher, who upon his first glimpse of the house, finds an "insufferable gloom pervading my spirit... an utter depression of the soul... an iciness, a sinking, a sickening of the heart"? In volume 2 his nightmarish visions take us down untraveled paths revealing the dark side of the human experience.

Author(s): Edgar Allan Poe
ISBN 13: 9780451530318
Pages: 416
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Title: The Raven and Other Tales

A stunning collection of short stories and poetry containing the very best of the master of the macabre. Edgar Allan Poe's classic horror stories are both thought-provoking and entertaining.
Author(s): Edgar Allan Poe
ISBN 13: 9781407144030
Pages: 320
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Title: Tales of Mystery and Imagination

Author(s): Poe, Edgar Allan , Poe, E. A.
ISBN 13: 9781840220728
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Title: The Murders in the Rue Morgue

"The Murders in the Rue Morgue" is a short story by Edgar Allan Poe published in Graham's Magazine in 1841. It has been recognized as the first modern detective story; Poe referred to it as one of his "tales of ratiocination". Two works that share some similarities predate Poe's stories, including Das Fräulein von Scuderi (1819) by E.T.A. Hoffman and Zadig (1747) by Voltaire
Author(s): Edgar Allan Poe
ISBN 13: 9781500189440
Pages: 42
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Title: The Raven and Other Poems

Resonant with themes of love, loneliness, and death, the poetry of Edgar Allan Poe continues to appeal to modern readers more than 150 years after his death. This edition of The Raven and Other Poems is the work of a master, and includes “The Raven,” “Lenore,” “Annabel Lee.” One of the best-known American writers, Edgar Allan Poe’s poetry influenced the American Romantic and French Symbolist movements in the nineteenth century. HarperPerennial Classics brings great works of literature to life in digital format, upholding the highest standards in ebook production and celebrating reading in all its forms. Look for more titles in the HarperPerennial Classics collection to build your digital library.
Author(s): Edgar Allan Poe
ISBN 13: 9781480008922
Pages: 114
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Title: The Fall of the House of Usher and Other Writings: Poems, Tales, Essays, and Reviews

This selection of Poe's critical writings, short fiction and poetry demonstrates an intense interest in aesthetic issues and the astonishing power and imagination with which he probed the darkest corners of the human mind. "The Fall of the House of Usher" describes the final hours of a family tormented by tragedy and the legacy of the past. In "The Tell Tale Heart", a murderer's insane delusions threaten to betray him, while stories such as "The Pit and the Pendulum" and "The Cask of Amontillado" explore extreme states of decadence, fear and hate.

A visitor to a gloomy mansion finds a childhood friend dying under the spell of a family curse.

Author(s): Edgar Allan Poe
ISBN 13: 9780141439815
Pages: 544
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Title: The Raven

Edgar Allen Poe was central to the American romantic movement in literature, as both a poet and a writer of fiction. He was one of the inventors of the horror story and of the mystery story. "The Raven," written in 1845, was his most successful poem. His father abandoned his family at the time of his birth, and his mother died when he was one year old: his difficult childhood and the financial difficulties that came from supporting himself purely by writing undoubtedly contributed to the overwrought emotional tone of his writing. He died in 1849, at the age of 40, after he was found wandering the streets of Baltimore in a delirium, wearing clothing that was not his own and talking incoherently. The cause of his death is not known.
Author(s): Edgar Allen Poe
ISBN 13: 9781941667132
Pages: 54
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Title: The Terrifying Tales

It makes their books completely unreadable. About The Terrifying Tales by Edgar Allan Poe The melancholy, brilliance, passionate lyricism, and torment of Edgar Allan Poe are all well represented in this collection.
Author(s): Edgar Allan Edgar Allan Poe
ISBN 13: 9781533653024
Pages: 378
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Title: The Selected Writings of Edgar Allan Poe (Norton Critical Edition Series)

Edgar Allan Poe’s works, with their gothic and often obsessive themes,
have had a significant influence on American literature.

In this Norton Critical Edition, G. R. Thompson has fully introduced, annotated, and edited each text.

“Backgrounds and Contexts” includes fifty-seven carefully chosen documents that illuminate Poe’s prolific but short career, among them reviews, prefaces, and correspondence by Poe as well as thematic pieces dealing with Transcendentalism and alternative romanticism, sciences of the mind, sensation fiction, and the South and slavery.

Fourteen judiciously selected critical essays address Poe’s poetry,
fiction, politics, and psychology. Contributors include Floyd Stovall,
Robert C. McLean, Richard Wilbur, James W. Gargano, Joseph J.
Moldenhauer, Paul John Eakin, Grace Farrell, Liahna Klenman Babener,
Barton Levi St. Armand, Joseph N. Riddel, J. Gerald Kennedy, John Carlos Rowe, Terence Whalen, and John T. Irwin.

A Selected Bibliography is also included.

Author(s): Edgar Allan Poe
ISBN 13: 9780393972856
Pages: 1024
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Title: Tales of Terror and Detection

These 5 stories engagingly reveal Poe's virtuoso gifts for both crime detection and the macabre. Includes 2 of his most famous tales, "The Mystery of Marie Roget" and "The Purloined Letter," which introduces C. Auguste Dupin, the first fictional detective. Also features "William Wilson," a chilling tale of crime and evil.
Author(s): Edgar Allan Poe
ISBN 13: 9780486287447
Pages: 96
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Title: The Fall of the House of Usher

This selection of Poe's critical writings, short fiction and poetry demonstrates an intense interest in aesthetic issues and the astonishing power and imagination with which he probed the darkest corners of the human mind. "The Fall of the House of Usher" describes the final hours of a family tormented by tragedy and the legacy of the past. In "The Tell Tale Heart", a murderer's insane delusions threaten to betray him, while stories such as "The Pit and the Pendulum" and "The Cask of Amontillado" explore extreme states of decadence, fear and hate.
Author(s): Edgar Allan Poe
ISBN 13: 9781537348865
Pages: 28
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Title: The gold-bug and other tales

Author(s): Edgar Allan Poe
ISBN 13: 9780486268750
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Title: The Raven and Other Favorite Poems

Features 41 of Poe's most memorable poems — among them "The Bells," "Ulalume," "Israfel," "To Helen," "The Conqueror Worm," "Eldorado" and "Annabel Lee" — reveal the extraordinary spectrum of Poe's personality and his virtuoso command of poetic language, rhythms and figures of speech. A selection of the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
Author(s): Edgar Allan Poe
ISBN 13: 9780486266855
Pages: 64
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Title: The Portable Edgar Allan Poe

A fully revised collection of Poe's work

The first new edition of this landmark anthology since 1945 presents a more complicated, perverse, and culturally engaged Poe. Along with the author's familiar masterworks in poetry and fiction, this new Portable Poe includes satirical tales that reflect his critique of American culture.

Author(s): Edgar Allan Poe
ISBN 13: 9780143039914
Pages: 688
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Title: Tales of Mystery and Terror

Author(s): Edgar Allan Poe
ISBN 13: 9780140367201
Pages: 256
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Title: Great Short Works of Edgar Allan Poe: Poems, Tales, Criticism(Great Short Works Series)

The classic poems and spine-tingling stories of a Gothic American master collected in one volume.

Of all the American masters, Edgar Allan Poe staked out perhaps the most unique and vivid reputation, as a master of the macabre. Even today, in the age of horror movies and high-tech haunted houses, Poe is the first choice of entertainment for many who want a spine-chilling thrill.

Born in Boston in 1809, and dead at the age of 40, Poe wrote across several fields during his life, noted for his poetry and short stories as well as his criticism. The best of each of these is collected here, including the classic poem The Raven, and timeless stories like The Tell-Tale Heart. In his introduction to this volume, G. R. Thompson argues that Poe was a great satirist and comedic craftsman, as well as a formidable Gothic writer. "All of Poe's fiction," Thompson writes, "and the poems as well, can be seen as one coherent piece&#8212as the work of one of the greatest ironists of world literature."

Author(s): Edgar Allan Poe
ISBN 13: 9780060727857
Pages: 576
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Title: The Tell-Tale Heart

"The Tell-Tale Heart" is a short story by Edgar Allan Poe first published in 1843.
Author(s): Edgar Allan Poe
ISBN 13: 9781494312701
Pages: 40
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Title: Tales and Sketches: 1831-1842, Vol. 1

Esteemed as a literary critic and poet, Edgar Allan Poe was most highly acclaimed for his tales and sketches. He transformed the short story from anecdote to art, virtually created the detective story, and perfected the psychological thriller. In these two volumes, edited by the consummate Poe scholar, Thomas Ollive Mabbott, are collected all the tales of this master of the uncanny, the unnerving, and the terrifying.

Marrying grotesque inventiveness with superb plot construction, Poe's strikingly original tales often use only one main character and one main incident. In many of them, horror and suspense, revenge and torture are laced with hilarious satire. Each volume is enriched with Mabbott's detailed and authoritative notes on sources, the history and collation of all known texts authorized by Poe, and variants of Poe's "final" versions.

The stories collected in volume 1 include "Ms. Found in a Bottle," "Ligeia," "The Murders in the Rue Morgue," and "The Fall of the House of Usher." Volume 2 includes "The Tell-Tale Heart," "The Purloined Letter," and "The Cask of Amontillado."

Promising spine-tingling delights and sleepless nights, this annotated edition of Tales and Sketches is a treasure trove for scholars and general readers alike, confirming Poe's status as one of literary art's "most brilliant but erratic stars."


About the Authors:
Edgar Allan Poe (1809-49), preeminent American writer and literary critic, exerted a worldwide influence on literature through his short fiction and his theoretical statements on poetry and the short story.

Thomas Ollive Mabbott, a faculty member of Hunter College, New York, for nearly forty years, worked on Poe's writings from the 1920s until his death in 1968.

Author(s): Edgar Allan Poe
ISBN 13: 9780252069222
Pages: 752
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Title: Edgar Allen Poe: the Complete Poems

The quintessential collection for all fans of Poe and poetry.
Author(s): Edgar Allan Poe John Henry Ingram
ISBN 13: 9781449535544
Pages: 118
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Title: Tales of Mystery and Imagination

Author(s): Edgar Allan Poe
ISBN 13: 9780460873420
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Title: The Purloined Letter

These stories are considered to be important early forerunners of the modern detective story. It first appeared in The Gift for 1845 (1844) and was soon reprinted in numerous journals and newspapers.
Author(s): Edgar Poe
ISBN 13: 9781517058890
Pages: 54
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Title: The Science Fiction of Edgar Allan Poe

Author(s): Edgar Allan Poe
ISBN 13: 9780140431063
Pages: 464
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Title: Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

A new selection for the NEA’s Big Read program

A compact selection of Poe’s greatest stories and poems, chosen by the National Endowment for the Arts for their Big Read program.

This selection of eleven stories and seven poems contains such famously chilling masterpieces of the storyteller’s art as “The Tell-tale Heart,” “The Fall of the House of Usher,” “The Cask of Amontillado,” and “The Pit and the Pendulum,” and such unforgettable poems as “The Raven,” “The Bells,” and “Annabel Lee.” Poe is widely credited with pioneering the detective story, represented here by “The Purloined Letter,” “The Mystery of Marie Roget,” and “The Murders in the Rue Morgue.”

Also included is his essay “The Philosophy of Composition,” in which he lays out his theory of how good writers write, describing how he constructed “The Raven” as an example.

Author(s): Edgar Allan Poe
ISBN 13: 9780307474773
Pages: 256
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Title: Thirty-Two Stories

Author(s): Edgar Allan Poe
ISBN 13: 9780872204980
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Title: Eureka

It is with humility really unassumed—it is with a sentiment even of awe—that I pen the opening sentence of this work: for of all conceivable subjects I approach the reader with the most solemn—the most comprehensive—the most difficult—the most august. What terms shall I find sufficiently simple in their sublimity—sufficiently sublime in their simplicity—for the mere enunciation of my theme? I design to speak of the Physical, Metaphysical and Mathematical—of the Material and Spiritual Universe:—of its Essence, its Origin, its Creation, its Present Condition and its Destiny. I shall be so rash, moreover, as to challenge the conclusions, and thus, in effect, to question the sagacity, of many of the greatest and most justly reverenced of men. In the beginning, let me as distinctly as possible announce—not the theorem which I hope to demonstrate—for, whatever the mathematicians may assert, there is, in this world at least, no such thing as demonstration—but the ruling idea which, throughout this volume, I shall be continually endeavoring to suggest.
Author(s): Edgar Allan Poe
ISBN 13: 9781496184344
Pages: 68
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Title: The Complete Poetical Works of Edgar Allan Poe

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Author(s): Edgar Allan Edgar Allan Poe
ISBN 13: 9781533157485
Pages: 70
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Title: 18 Best Stories by Edgar Allan Poe

A chilling compilation of some of Edgar Allen  Poe's best-loved stories, edited by Vincent Price and  Chandler Brossard and with an introduction by  Vincent Price, including:

The Black  Cat - The Fall of the House of Usher - The Masque  of the Red Death - The Facts in the Case of M.  Valdemar - The Premature Burial - Ms. Found in a Bottle  - A Tale of the Ragged Mountains - The Sphinx -  The Murders in the Rue Morgue - The Tell-Tale Heart  - The Gold-Bug - The System of Dr. Tarr and  Prof. Fether - The Man That Was Used Up - The Balloon  Hoax - A Descent Into the Maelstrom - The  Purloined Letter - The Pit and The Pendulum - The Cask of  Amontillado

Author(s): Edgar Allan Poe
ISBN 13: 9780440322276
Pages: 287
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Title: The Cask of Amontillado

Edgar Allan Poe (19 January 1809 – 7 October 1849) was an American writer best known for stories of mystery and horror. Poe also wrote poetry, including the well known poem “The Raven”. Not much is known about Poe’s untimely death, but it cannot be debated that he has had a great influence on American literature.
Author(s): Edgar Allan Poe
ISBN 13: 9781537183718
Pages: 30
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