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  • Published: 18 July 2016
  • ISBN: 9780241256626
  • Imprint: Penguin Classics
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 320
  • RRP: $39.99

The Murders in the Rue Morgue and Other Tales (Faux Leather Edition)

Design by Coralie Bickford-Smith



Edgar Allan Poe's eerie masterpieces of short fiction, now in a beautiful new hardcover edition.

Part of a special set of 10 hardcover classics, designed by Coralie Bickford-Smith, that innovatively use foil and a special new binding material to create a highly collectible set.

Horror, madness, violence and the dark forces hidden in humanity abound in this collection of Poe's brilliant tales, including - among others - the bloody, brutal and baffling murder of a mother and daughter in Paris in 'The Murders in the Rue Morgue', the creeping insanity of 'The Tell-Tale Heart', the Gothic nightmare of 'The Masque of the Red Death', and the terrible doom of 'The Fall of the House of Usher'.

  • Published: 18 July 2016
  • ISBN: 9780241256626
  • Imprint: Penguin Classics
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 320
  • RRP: $39.99

About the author

Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe was born in Boston, USA, in 1809. Poe, short story writer, editor and critic, he is best known for his macabre tales and as the progenitor of the detective story. He died in 1849, in mysterious circumstances, at the age of forty.

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