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On a dreary winter night, a grief-stricken man sits alone reading by a dying fire when there is a tap at the window. He goes to investigate and there enters a raven. But what does this bird want? Is it a friend or some kind of demon? And why does it keep repeating the phrase “Nevermore”? In “The Fall of the House of Usher” a portent of doom lingers over an ancestral family home, while in “The Masque of the Red Death” a horrific plague threatens to consume humanity. “The Black Cat” features a cat who knows too much and a man who pays the ultimate price, and in “The System of Doctor Tarr and Professor Fether” a curious visitor gets more than he bargained for at a sinister asylum. This graphic collection of Poe’s tales will incite that sensation particular to the Gothic genre: a pleasing fear or dread.
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About the Author
Edgar Allan Poe (1809–1849) was an American writer, editor, and literary critic who wrote a large number of poems and short stories. Though he is now widely regarded as one of the greatest writers of short stories and poetry of his time, during his lifetime his work was largely unrecognized.Pete Katz is a half-Irish, half-Greek illustrator and gent, born in the East End of London, UK. He has been a freelance illustrator for over ten years and has worked for clients including Oxfam, Harvey Nichols, and the British Museum. He is a member of the international Bad Apple Artist Collective and produces portraits and other commissions as well as working on graphic novels. More of his work can be found at www.inkandmanners.com.