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Tales Of Mystery And Imagination : Everyman Paperback Classics - Edgar Allan Poe

Tales Of Mystery And Imagination

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Horror stories, science fiction, detective stories and satirical sketches –the variety of Poe will chill and delight

Locked doors, sealed cavities, bricked-up alcoves and premature burial close in on Poe's narrators as they , like their victims, are cut off from light, air and human society. Partly, Poe's stories resonate as the disordered chambers' of the narrators' minds but also they suggest archetypal, if extreme psychological states.

yet Poe was an incurable hoaxer, and in telling some wonderful short stories he also told some excessively tall tales.

The most comprehensive paperback edition available, introduction, selected criticism chronology of Poe's life and times.

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 Maelstr÷m
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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ISBN: 9780460873420
ISBN-10: 0460873423
Series: Everyman Paperback Classics
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 15th August 1993
Publisher: EVERYMAN PAPERBACK CLASSI
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 13.1  x 4.0
Weight (kg): 0.48
Edition Number: 2