Mesaerion: The Best Science Fiction Stories 1800-1849

Mesaerion: The Best Science Fiction Stories 1800-1849


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ISBN-13: 9781933747491
Publisher: BottleTreeBooks
Publication date: 09/01/2013
Pages: 260
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.59(d)

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Creator of the modern detective story, innovative architect of the horror genre, and a poet of extraordinary musicality, Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) remains one of America’s most popular and influential writers. His books of collected tales and poems brim with psychological depth, almost painful intensity, and unexpected — and surprisingly modern — flashes of dark humor and irony.

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Mesaerion: The Best Science Fiction Stories 1800-1849 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
FatmanLazyDayCA More than 1 year ago
I have always been a sci-fi fan but my knowledge of early works were limited. This was a great compilation of works from the 1800's which is a really interesting view on how people then saw the possible future. I really had to laugh at some of the things they were right and wrong on. Also what I enjoyed was how they gave a little bit of a bio of each author, how they came to their beliefs, etc. Which was a really nice intro before jumping into their short stories. I would be curious to read some more compilations similar to this. Good read!