Eight Tales of Poe / Ocho Cuentos de Poe

Eight Tales of Poe / Ocho Cuentos de Poe

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Eight Tales of Poe / Ocho Cuentos de Poe contains eight of Edgar Allan Poe's most popular short stories, or tales (The Murders in the Rue Morgue, The Fall of the House of Usher, The Mask of the Red Death, The Cask of Amontillado, The Black Cat, Descent into the Maelstrom, The Gold-Bug, and Ligeia). This volume is not only entertaining, but also enlightening, especially for the English speaker learning Spanish and the Spanish speaker learning English, as each paragraph is first presented in its original language (English) and is then followed by its translation into Spanish.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 364 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 20mm | 494g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • Spanish
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1514344149
  • 9781514344149

About Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe (1809 - 1849) was an author, poet, editor, and literary critic. His best-known works include the poem "The Raven" as well as many short stories, or "tales." Poe was a cadet at West Point, married his thirteen-year old cousin Virginia Clemm, and then died young under mysterious circumstances. Poe's father abandoned the family the year following Edgar's birth; his mother died the following year; finally, his wife Virginia died in 1847 at the age of twenty-four, two years prior to Edgar's death.show more