Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym and Other Tales (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym and Other Tales (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by Edgar Allan Poe
     
 



This 1900 collection features Poe's only complete novel, The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym, a remarkable work of disturbing gothic fiction which influenced science fiction’s development as well as the work of Jules Verne and Herman Melville.  The tale follows a young boy, Pym, and his friend, Augustus, as they witness such harrowing events…  See more details below

Overview



This 1900 collection features Poe's only complete novel, The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym, a remarkable work of disturbing gothic fiction which influenced science fiction’s development as well as the work of Jules Verne and Herman Melville.  The tale follows a young boy, Pym, and his friend, Augustus, as they witness such harrowing events as mutiny and cannibalism. Among the fifteen short stories in this edition are "The Devil in the Belfry" and "The Sphinx."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411449947
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
04/19/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
406
File size:
535 KB

Meet the Author


Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) was an important American writer, journalist, and critic.  His short stories and poetry introduced a distinctive vein of macabre psychological horror to American and world literature, and is generally credited with inventing the modern detective story.  His works aided in the transition from the popularity of the gothic to the science fiction genre. Poems like "The Raven" and short stories such as "The Fall of the House of Usher" have assured his immortality. 

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