Complete Tales & Poems by Edgar Allan PoeComplete Tales & Poems by Edgar Allan Poe

Complete Tales & Poems

byEdgar Allan Poe

Paperback | September 12, 1975

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One of the most original American writers, Edgar Allan Poe shaped the development of both the detectvie story and the science-fiction story. Some of his poems—"The Raven," "The Bells," "Annabel Lee"—remain among the most popular in American literature. Poe's tales of the macabre still thrill readers of all ages. Here are familiar favorites like "The Purloined Letter," "The Fall of the House of Usher," and "The Murders in the Rue Morgue," together with less-known masterpieces like "The Imp of the Perverse," "The Narrative of A. Gordon Pym," and "Ligeia," which is now recognized as one of the first science-fiction stories, a total of seventy-three tales in all, plus fifty-three poems and a generous sampling of Poe's essays, criticism and journalistic writings.
Edgar Allan Poe was a poet, short-story writer, editor and literary critic. He was one of the earliest American practitioners of the short story and is considered the inventor of the detective-fiction genre. Born Edgar Poe in Boston in 1809, he was raised in Virginia by foster parents named Allan who gave him his middle name. Poe died ...
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Title:Complete Tales & PoemsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:1040 pages, 7.98 × 5.16 × 1.78 inPublished:September 12, 1975Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group

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ISBN - 13:9780394716787

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Rated 1 out of 5 by from eh i couldn't get into his stories
Date published: 2017-11-10
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Amazing Poetry This amazing poetry can convey so many wonderful plots and conjure so many emotions
Date published: 2017-10-29
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Outstanding! Such an outstanding author that is so underrated. His collection, though eerie and disturbing, is wonderful precisely because of those traits.
Date published: 2017-10-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Intriguing You can never go wrong, with Edgar. His stories and poems, will thrill, horrify and delight you.
Date published: 2017-06-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Stories If you thought Steven King's stories are spooky, you haven't read Edgar Allen Poe's stories. He was the pioneer in spinning tales that will leave a mark.
Date published: 2017-04-22
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Love the stories I'm not big on his poetry, but I love his fiction. Essential reading for short story lovers
Date published: 2016-12-05
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Stories, not Poems I love EAP's stories, but am not a big fan of the poetry - its a bit overwritten for my taste. This is a good collection.
Date published: 2016-12-05