Classic Works of Horror

by Edgar Allan Poe

On Sale: 08/27/2024

Classic Works of Horror

by Edgar Allan Poe

On Sale: 08/27/2024

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About the Book

Twenty-five spine-tingling tales and poems from the preeminent writer of American gothic fiction, Edgar Allan Poe, now available in a Harper Perennial Olive Edition.

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.

Of all the preeminent 19th century American writers, Edgar Allan Poe staked out the most vivid reputation as a master of the macabre. Poe remains the first choice of entertainment for many who want a spine-chilling thrill.

A prolific writer of poetry and criticism in addition to fiction, Poe was known not only for the eerie beauty of his prose but his formidable satire. He is revered as one of the foremost American gothic stylists.

The best of Poe’s short fiction is collected here, including the timeless masterpieces “The Tell-Tale Heart,” “The Pit and the Pendulum,” and “The Masque of the Red Death.”

The collection includes the following:

Tales

  • Berenice
  • Shadow—A Parable
  • Silence—A Fable
  • The Fall of the House of Usher
  • William Wilson
  • The Man of the Crowd
  • The Murders in the Rue Morgue
  • A Descent Into the Maelstrom
  • The Colloquy of Monos and Una
  • Never Bet the Devil Your Head. A Tale with a Moral
  • The Oval Portrait
  • The Masque of the Red Death
  • The Pit and the Pendulum
  • The Tell-Tale Heart
  • The Black Cat
  • A Tale of Ragged Mountains
  • The Premature Burial
  • The Purloined Letter
  • Some Words with a Mummy
  • The Imp of the Perverse
  • The Cask of Amontillado

Poems

  • Spirits of the Dead
  • Lenore
  • The Raven
  • Ulalume—A Ballad
  • Annabel Lee

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780063412927
  • ISBN 10: 0063412926
  • Imprint: Harper Perennial
  • On Sale: 08/27/2024
  • Pages: 320
  • List Price:15.00 CAD
  • BISAC1 : FICTION / Classics
  • BISAC2 : FICTION / Literary
  • BISAC3 : LITERARY COLLECTIONS / American / General
  • BISAC4 : FICTION / Gothic

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