The best of poe book

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the best of poe book

The Best of Poe: The Tell-Tale Heart, The Raven, The Cask of Amontillado, and 30 Others by Edgar Allan Poe

This Prestwick House Literary Touchstone Classic™ includes a glossary and reader’s notes to help the modern reader contend with Poe’s allusions and complicated vocabulary.

Edgar Allan Poe—his name conjures up thoughts of hearts beating long after their owners are dead, of disease and plague amid wealth, of love that extends beyond the grave, and of black ravens who utter only one word. The richness of Poe’s writing, however, includes much more than horror, loss, and death.

Alive with hypnotic sounds and mesmerizing rhythms, his poetry captures both the splendor and devastation of love, life, and death. His stories teem with irony and black humor, in addition to plot twists and surprise endings. Living by their own rules and charged with passion, Poe’s characters are instantly recognizable—even though we may be appalled by their actions, we understand their motivations.

The thirty-three selections in The Best of Poe highlight his unique qualities. Discover for yourself the mysterious allure and genius of Edgar Allan Poe, who remains one of America’s most popular and important authors, even more than 150 years after his death.

This Prestwick House edition is an unabridged republication, with some emendations, of thirty-three of Edgar Allan Poe’s short stories and poems, taken from various nineteenth century sources.

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Edgar Allan Poe—his name conjures up thoughts of hearts beating long after their owners are dead, of disease and plague amid wealth, of love that extends beyond the grave, and of black ravens who utter o. Edgar Allan Poe—his name conjures up thoughts of hearts beating long after their owners are dead, of disease and plague amid wealth, of love that extends beyond the grave, and of black ravens who utter only one word. Alive with hypnotic sounds and mesmerizing rhythms, his poetry captures both the splendor and devastation of love, life, and death. His stories teem with irony and black humor, in addition to plot twists and surprise endings. The thirty-three selections in The Best of Poe highlight his unique qualities.

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by Peter Straub

Edgar Allan Poe remains to this day one of the most brilliant writers that America had ever produced during the last century. His stories from the macabre to the supernatural still resonate with many of his fans to this day. Here is a list of some of this most famous works starting with the beating heart. This book contains quite a few short stories but the outstanding one happens to be the tell-tale heart. This short story manages to stand out from the others mainly on account of the way the author manages to ratchet up the tension with nearly every paragraph. It is and continues to be one of Edgar Allan Poe best books to date.

2 COMMENTS

  1. Ava R. says:

    Edgar Allan Poe endures as an artist who made his life's work a deeper than healthy dive into the messy engine of human foibles, obsessions, and misdeeds.

  2. Afrodisio P. says:

    18 Best Stories by Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe

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