Edgar Allan Poe's Tales of Mystery and Madness

deEdgar Allan Allan PoeIllustrateurGris Grimly

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1 septembre 2004|
Edgar Allan Poe's Tales of Mystery and Madness de Edgar Allan Allan Poe
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A sweet little cat drives a man to insanity and murder....
The grim death known as the plague roams a masquerade ball dressed in red....
A dwarf seeks his final revenge on his captors....
A sister calls to her beloved twin from beyond the grave....
Prepare yourself. You are about to enter a world where you will be shocked, terrified, and, though you''ll be too scared to admit it at first, secretly thrilled. Here are four tales -- The Black Cat, The Masque of the Red Death, Hop-Frog, and The Fall of the House of Usher -- by the master of the macabre, Edgar Allan Poe. The original tales have been ever so slightly dismembered -- but, of course, Poe understood dismemberment very well. And he would shriek in ghoulish delight at Gris Grimly''s gruesomely delectable illustrations that adorn every page. So prepare yourself. And keep the lights on.
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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Titre :Edgar Allan Poe's Tales of Mystery and Madness
Format :Couverture rigide
Dimensions de l'article :144 pages, 9 X 7 X 0.6 po
Dimensions à l'expédition :144 pages, 9 X 7 X 0.6 po
Publié le :1 septembre 2004
Publié par :415231986
Langue :anglais
Convient aux âges :11
ISBN - 13 :9780689848377

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