From Our Editors
He was the original master of the horror genre, the superb standard by which all other writers of the supernatural must measure themselves. Edgar Allan Poe virtually created the American short story with such classic tales as “The Pit and the Pendulum,” “The Tell-Tale Heart” and “The Fall of the House of Usher.” In this Puffin edition...
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Thirteen stories of horror, suspense and the supernatural. 'The Pit and the Pendulum', 'The Fall of the House of Usher' and 'The Black Cat' are just three of Edgar Allan Poe's most famous tales in this chilling collection.