Tales of Mystery and Imagination
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Tales of Mystery and Imagination

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With an Introduction by John S. Whitley, University of Sussex.


This collection of Poe's best stories contains all the terrifying and bewildering tales that characterise his work. As well as the Gothic horror of such famous stories as 'The Pit and the Pendulum', 'The Fall of the House of Usher', 'The Premature Burial' and 'The Tell-Tale Heart', all of Poe's Auguste Dupin stories are included.


These are the first modern detective stories and include 'The Murders in the Rue Morgue', 'The Mystery of Marie Roget' and 'The Purloined Letter'.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 17mm | 202g
  • Herts, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1840220724
  • 9781840220728
  • 15,861

About Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe (1809-49) gilt als bedeutendster Vertreter der amerikanischen Romantik und als Urvater der Kriminal- und phantastischen Literatur. Seine Kriminal- und Gruselgeschichten sind, ob als Gedicht oder Erzählung, in besonderem Maße von seinem analytischen Scharfsinn und seinem Hang zum Makaberen geprägt und haben einen großen Einfluss auch auf die europäische Literatur ausgeübt.
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