The Best Short Stories of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan PoeThis volume contains a collection of some of the best short stories ever written by Edgar Allan Poe. A master of the macabre, Poe exhibits his literary prowess in these classic short stories. Contained within this volume are the following: The Gold-Bug, The Murders in the Rue Morgue, The Balloon-Hoax, The Purloined Letter, A Descent into the Maelstrom, The Black Cat, The Fall of the House of Usher, The Masque of the Red Death, The Cask of Amontillado, The Pit and the Pendulum, and The Tell-Tale Heart.
Stories by Edgar Allan Poe
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Some of the best loved stories and tales have been penned by this remarkable author. Exciting stories of the Supernatural provide exciting themes for his books. The following selection of his famous short stories will provide hours of reading pleasure. These famous Edgar Allen Poe Tales and Stories have been included along with some lesser known, but equally enjoyable tales. Tarr and Prof.
Some might claim Poe gets too much credit for perfecting (if not inventing) the American short horror story and detective story. The fact is, he doesn't get enough .
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Tuesday January 19 is the birthday of one of America's most-celebrated short-story writers: Edgar Allan Poe. Though he's most-well-known for his works of Gothic horror, Poe also wrote humor, satire, science fiction, and hoaxes. But what are the scariest Edgar Allan Poe short stories? Well, that's obviously a matter of opinion. Over the course of 17 years, Poe wrote more than 60 short stories, but only about one-third of them were horror.