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Description - Tales of Mystery and Imagination by Edgar Allan Poe

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 characterize 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'. AUTHOR: Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) was an American writer who, despite being plagued by problems with drink, drugs, gambling, depression and madness, created a body of work which has had a lasting influence on three genres: fantasy and science fiction, detective fiction and horror stories

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781840220728
ISBN-10: 1840220724
Format: Paperback / softback
(198mm x 129mm x 17mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: Wordsworth Editions Ltd
Publisher: Wordsworth Editions Ltd
Publish Date: 5-Mar-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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