Tales Of Terror And Detection

Paperback | October 4, 1995

byEdgar Allan Poe

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These 5 stories engagingly reveal Poe's virtuoso gifts for both crime detection and the macabre. Includes 2 of his most famous tales, "The Mystery of Marie Roget" and "The Purloined Letter," which introduces C. Auguste Dupin, the first fictional detective. Also features "William Wilson," a chilling tale of crime and evil.

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These 5 stories engagingly reveal Poe's virtuoso gifts for both crime detection and the macabre. Includes 2 of his most famous tales, "The Mystery of Marie Roget" and "The Purloined Letter," which introduces C. Auguste Dupin, the first fictional detective. Also features "William Wilson," a chilling tale of crime and evil.

There has never been any doubt about Poe's enormous literary significance, but, with regard to his ultimate artistic merit, there has been considerable disagreement. To some he is little more than a successful charlatan, whose literary performances are only a virtuoso's display of stunning, but finally shallow, effects. Others, however...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:96 pages, 8.25 × 5.19 × 0.68 inPublished:October 4, 1995Publisher:Dover Publications

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ISBN - 10:0486287440

ISBN - 13:9780486287447

Appropriate for ages: 11

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