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Spiral into a dimly lit world, down streets lined with madmen and their black deeds, through the cold twists of the catacombs, and into rooms where secrets dwell. From the tortured mind of Edgar Allan Poe, these three tales, "The Black Cat," "The Fall of the House of Usher," and "The Cask of Amontillado," speak to the hidden places inside us all. Capturing the mist and shadows rising from the stories are illustrations by prominent artist Gary Kelley. Angular and dark, his work heightens the Gothic terror that is ...
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Spiral into a dimly lit world, down streets lined with madmen and their black deeds, through the cold twists of the catacombs, and into rooms where secrets dwell. From the tortured mind of Edgar Allan Poe, these three tales, "The Black Cat," "The Fall of the House of Usher," and "The Cask of Amontillado," speak to the hidden places inside us all. Capturing the mist and shadows rising from the stories are illustrations by prominent artist Gary Kelley. Angular and dark, his work heightens the Gothic terror that is Poe's trademark and creates windows into Poe's world.

Presents an anthology of tales of horror and the supernatural.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781435113923
  • Publisher: Sterling
  • Publication date: 9/14/2009
  • Pages: 432
  • Product dimensions: 10.04 (w) x 6.84 (h) x 1.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Edgar Allan Poe (1809-49) was born in Boston, USA. He worked for many newspapers and published many stories and poems during his short and often unhappy life. He is probably most famous for his short stories.

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Table of Contents

The Cask of Amontillado 7
The Black Cat 29
The Fall of the House of Usher 59
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  • Posted March 18, 2012

    more from this reviewer

    The stories are wonderful, the OCR'ed formatting, not so much.

    The stories are wonderful, the OCR'ed formatting, not so much. It's readable, but just barely so. There are lots of odd characters populating the pages, so you kind of have to get used to ignoring stuff and translating some other stuff. But, the stories themselves are top notch classics. Rating reduced due to eBook formatting, not content of the writing.

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted June 24, 2011

    Unreadable

    Poe is awesome and all, but do not get this book for your nook. It's basically unreadable, all of it...

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 27, 2011

    unreadable

    scanned version is unreadable

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted June 30, 2009

    I Also Recommend:

    Beautiful Poe

    Wonderfully illustrated Poe. Beautiful book, happy to have it on my coffee table.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 17, 2013

    Moo

    Mooooo

    1 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 19, 2013

    Some unreadable passages

    Buy the full version it is definatly worth it to read and understand the wonderful works of Poe. This particular volume is somewhat readable but includes instances of complete gibberish

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted October 16, 2011

    Terrible; don't waste your money

    Cannot read this thing due to all of the typing errors and crazy symbols. Looks like it was typed by a three year old. Impossible to read and make any sense out of it

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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    Posted July 25, 2014

    Boo to Reaper

    Weird in a bad way or what?

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 25, 2014

    Boo to Reaper

    What state are you in and whats the timw frame there im in ohio its eastern time zone

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    Posted July 25, 2014

    Boo to Chocolate

    Why are you here? are you a bounty hunter?

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    Posted July 25, 2014

    Boo to Reaper

    I dont know what do you call a blonde that dies her hair

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    Posted July 25, 2014

    Boo to Reaper

    Can you add me my email is R E B E K A H K E L L E R @ Y A H O O . C O M

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 25, 2014

    Boo to reaper

    -Smiles becomes huge- question are you allowed to add peoples emails

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 24, 2014

    Khazor ad

    Gtg bbt

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 24, 2014

    Mysery add on

    Res six i mean

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 25, 2014

    Boo to Reaper

    -Lowers hands- i did once but i found out he only was useing me he didnt wabt me for my heart he wanted me for my body which destroyed me inside on nook no i have not but im really hopeing to find a new guy -looks at you again- -bites my lip hard trying not o smile but fail at it and cant help but smile-

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 25, 2014

    Khazor the Merciless to all bounty hunters

    I will be gone all day. Sorry. See you all tonight. And by the way mysery...I love your stories!!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 25, 2014

    Reaper

    Sup khazor

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    Posted July 25, 2014

    Khazor the merciless

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