Tales of Mystery & Imagination

Tales of Mystery & Imagination

by Edgar Allan Poe

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Overview

Over 150 years after his death the stories of Edgar Allan Poe continue to intrigue and entrance. Master of the fantastic and the macabre, Poe takes readers on a journey beyond the limits of the imagination to realms where anything is possible. This handsome collection of 29 of Poe’s best-known tales – including "The Fall of the House of Usher" and "The Murders in the Rue Morgue" – is accompanied by the drawings of acclaimed Art Nouveau designer Harry Clarke. Poe and Clarke were kindred spirits in artistic daring and this marriage of their work makes a perfect union.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781838571061
Publisher: Arcturus
Publication date: 09/12/2019
Pages: 384
Product dimensions: 7.70(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.60(d)

About the Author

Edgar Allan Poe was born in Boston in 1809. His parents, both touring actors, died before he was three. He was raised by John Allan, a prosperous Virginian merchant. Poe published his first volume of poetry while still a teenager. He worked as an editor for magazines in Philadelphia, Richmond and New York, and achieved respect as a literary critic. In 1836, he married his thirteen year-old cousin. It was only with the publication of The Raven and other Poems in 1845 that he achieved national fame as a writer. Poe died in mysterious circumstances in 1849.

Table of Contents

The Gold Bug

The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar

MS Found in a Bottle

A Descent into the Maelström

The Murders in the Rue Morgue

The Mystery of Marie Rogêt

The Purloined Letter

The Fall of the House of Usher

The Pit and the Pendulum

The Premature Burial

The Black Cat

The Masque of the Red Death

The Cask of Amontillado

The Oval Portrait

The Oblong Box

The Tell-Tale Heart

Ligeia

Loss of Breath

Shadow - A Parable

Silence - A Fable

The Man of the Crowd

Some Words with a Mummy

Afterword

Biography

Bibliography

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