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  • Published: 28 June 2010
  • ISBN: 9780141195049
  • Imprint: Penguin Press
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 238
  • RRP: $12.99

The Pit and the Pendulum: Popular Penguins



Edgar Allan Poe is not only the finest, most terrifying writer of Gothic horror tales ever to have lived, he also wrote extraordinary poems. Here, Poe writes of the torments of ingenious, malevolent persecutors and of a mind's own sickening madness. The Pit and the Pendulum is a collection of works from a dark and brilliant genius.

  • Published: 28 June 2010
  • ISBN: 9780141195049
  • Imprint: Penguin Press
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 238
  • RRP: $12.99

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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