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  • Published: 18 April 2007
  • ISBN: 9780143039914
  • Imprint: Penguin Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 672
  • RRP: $36.00

The Portable Edgar Allan Poe



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The Portable Poe compiles Poe's greatest writings: tales of fantasy, terror, death, revenge, murder, and mystery, including "The Pit and the Pendulum," "The Fall of the House of Usher," "The Cask of Amontillado," and "The Murders in the Rue Morgue," the world's first detective story. In addition, this volume offers letters, articles, criticism, visionary poetry, and a selection of random "opinions" on fancy and the imagination, music and poetry, intuition and sundry other topics.

  • Published: 18 April 2007
  • ISBN: 9780143039914
  • Imprint: Penguin Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 672
  • RRP: $36.00

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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