Tales of Mystery & Imagination

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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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Overview

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: 9780460873420
  • Publisher: Everyman Paperback
  • Publication date: 8/28/1993
  • Edition description: New ed
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 640
  • Sales rank: 1,016,960
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 7.75 (h) x 1.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) was an American writer, poet, and critic. Best known for his macabre prose work, including the short story “The Tell-Tale Heart,” his writing has influenced literature in the United States and around the world. Visit him online at madcreator.com

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Table of Contents

TOC: William Wilson; A Tale of the Ragged Mountains; The Domain of Arnheim; Landor's Cottage; The Elk; The Island of the Fay; The Sphinx; The Gold Bug; The Man of the Crowd; Shadow; Silence: The Colloquy of Monos and Una; The Conversation of Eiros and Charmion; The Fall of the House of Usher; The Assignation; Ligeia; Eleonora; Berenice; Morella; The Oval Portrait; King Pest; The Masque of the Red Death; The Cask of Amontillado; Metzengerstein; The Pit and the Pendulum; Hop-Frog; A Descent into the Maelström; MS Found in a Bottle; The Premature Burial; The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar; The Tell-Tale Heart; Mellonta Tauta; The Thousand-and-second Tale of Scheherazade; The Oblong Box; The Spectacles; Z-ing a Paragrab; The Imp of the Perverse; The Balloon Hoax; The Murders in the Rue Morgue; The Mystery of Marie Roget; The Purloined Letter; 'Thou Art the Man'; Loss of Breath; Bon-Bon; The Devil in the Belfry; The Black Cat.

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