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The Fall of the House of Usher and Other Writings: Poems, Tales, Essays and Reviews (Penguin Classics) - Community Reviews back

by Edgar Allan Poe, David Galloway
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ayanami
ayanami rated it 6 years ago
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 8 years ago
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 8 years ago
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 11 years ago
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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