Not for those of a nervous disposition, this chilling collection contains some of Edgar Allan Poe’s best known stories, including The Fall of the House of Usher and The Masque of the Red Death. Themes of guilt, fear and revenge abound as the master of Gothic horror transports readers into mysterious worlds, carries them on dangerous sea voyages, and investigates gruesome murders in tales such as The Black Cat, The Pit and the Pendulum and The Cask of Amontillado. Exploring the hidden depths of the human mind, these are tales full of thrills and intrigue
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About the Author
Edgar Allan Poe was born in 1809 in Boston, Massachusetts, but was educated in the United Kingdom. He is regarded as one of America's finest literary figures. Best known for his poetry, such as "The Raven" and his short stories, Poe is also considered to be the trailblazer of the detective fiction genre, after writing The Murders in the Rue Morgue. His literary legacy is huge and he influenced numerous writers, such as Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and H. G. Wells.