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The Fall of the House of Usher and Other Writings: Poems, Tales, Essays and Reviews (Penguin Classics) - Edgar Allan Poe, David Galloway
The Fall of the House of Usher and Other Writings: Poems, Tales, Essays and Reviews (Penguin Classics)
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A selection of the author's critical writings, short fiction and poetry that demonstrates an intense interest in aesthetic issues and the astonishing power and imagination with which he probed the darkest corners of the human mind.
A selection of the author's critical writings, short fiction and poetry that demonstrates an intense interest in aesthetic issues and the astonishing power and imagination with which he probed the darkest corners of the human mind.
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780141439815 (0141439815)
ASIN: 141439815
Publisher: Penguin
Pages no: 560
Edition language: English
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Florencia
Florencia rated it
I don't like these kind of genres, that much. But Poe is a beautiful exception. He's brilliant at creating weird atmospheres, although sometimes it seems those descriptions are too long, with women dying all over the place. However, it's not difficult to get into the stories and feel real emotion.I ...
ayanami
ayanami rated it
Kind of a hit or miss collection. There were a few stories that I found really dull to read, but I really enjoyed the title story, "The Fall of the House of Usher", along with "The Black Cat", and all the classic Poe tales, "The Tell-Tale Heart", "The Masque of the Red Death", etc. Poe is a master a...
Edward
Edward rated it
5.0 The Fall of the House of Usher and Other Writings: Poems, Tales, Essays and Reviews (Penguin Classics)
ChronologyIntroductionFurther ReadingA Note on the TextPoems--Stanzas--Sonnet - To Science--Al Aaraaf--Romance--To Helen--Israfel--The City in the Sea--The Sleeper--Lenore--The Valley of Unrest--The Raven--Ulalume--For Annie--A Valentine--Annabel Lee--The Bells--EldoradoTales--MS. Found in a Bottle-...
Edward
Edward rated it
5.0 The Fall of the House of Usher and Other Writings: Poems, Tales, Essays and Reviews (Penguin Classics)
ChronologyIntroductionFurther ReadingA Note on the TextPoems--Stanzas--Sonnet - To Science--Al Aaraaf--Romance--To Helen--Israfel--The City in the Sea--The Sleeper--Lenore--The Valley of Unrest--The Raven--Ulalume--For Annie--A Valentine--Annabel Lee--The Bells--EldoradoTales--MS. Found in a Bottle-...
Reading Through the Nyte
Reading Through the Nyte rated it
4.0
Poe is, to my taste, the MASTER of the eerie setting and creepy story. Yes, he gets graphic on the gore, sometimes overtly to the point of overkill, but he manages to raise the hair on the back of your neck when you read his work and sometimes you need that frisson of terror to tickle across your se...
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