The Fall of the House of Usher

The Fall of the House of Usher

And Other Tales

Book - 2006
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Classic tales of mystery, terror, imagination, and suspense from the celebrated master of the macabre.

This volume gathers together fourteen of Edgar Allan Poe's richest and most influential tales, including: "The Pit and the Pendulum," his reimagining of Inquisition tortures; "The Tell-Tale Heart," an exploration of a murderer's madness, which Stephen King called "the best tale of inside evil ever written"; "The Fall of the House of Usher," Poe's tour de force about a family doomed by a grim bloodline curse; and his pioneering detective stories, "The Purloined Letter" and "The Murders in the Rue Morgue," featuring a rational investigator with a poetic soul. Also included is Poe's only full-length novel, Narrative of A. Gordon Pym .

With an Introduction by Stephen Marlowe
and an Afterword by Regina Marler
Publisher: New York : New American Library, ©2006
ISBN: 9780451530318
0451530314
Branch Call Number: POE
Characteristics: xvi, 395 pages.

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